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HR4714

HR4714 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4714 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4714 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 HR4714:

5.79
Main-sequence
HR4714 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4714

HR4714 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4714 are provided in the following table:

12h 23m 44s
-38° 54’ 39”
297.06°
23.64°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4714 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4714 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4714.

Visibility of HR4714 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4714 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4714

The image below is a photograph of HR4714 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 HR4714 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4714 star
DSS2 image of HR4714. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4714 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4714 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4714 is distant 342.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

105.04 pc
342.44 ly
-8 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4714

HR4714 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.68
B9V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4714 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4714. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4714

SAO203424
SAO203424