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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
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HR4718

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -37.23°   Az: 112.47°   Direction: East-South-East

HR4718 is a double giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4718 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its faintness, HR4718 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 HR4718 star
DSS2 image of HR4718. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4718 during the next 10000 years (-10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 26m 03s
-41° 31’ 12”
17h 17m 16s
05h 43m 20s

J2000

12h 24m 44s
-41° 23’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates

297.57°
21.21°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4718 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4718.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.25
Giant

0.33
K2III
4348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4718 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4718. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4718 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4718 double sysyem:

6.25
8.65
2.4
10 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4718 is distant 497.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

152.67
497.71
1 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/y
-0.071"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO223417
SAO223417

Visibility from Your Location

HR4718 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK