HR4699 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Corvus.
HR4699 visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4699 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4699:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4699
HR4699 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4699 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4699 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4699 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4699
The image below is a photograph of HR4699 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR4699 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4699 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4699 is distant 196.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4699
HR4699 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4699 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4699 star system properties
HR4699 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4699 double sysyem: