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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR4706

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -19.79°   Az: 187.16°   Direction: South

HR4706 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Crux.

HR4706 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its faintness, HR4706 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR4706 star
DSS2 image of HR4706. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4706 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 24m 10s
-57° 48’ 43”
00h 50m 51s
13h 15m 01s

J2000

12h 22m 49s
-57° 40’ 33”

Galactic Coordinates

299.1°
4.98°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4706 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4706.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.39
Main-sequence

0.29
B9V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4706 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4706. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4706 is distant 341.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

104.82
341.72
-5 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/y
-0.013"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO239901
SAO239901

Visibility from Your Location

HR4706 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK