HR4729 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Crux.
HR4729 visual magnitude is 4.86. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4729 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4729:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4729
HR4729 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 HR4729 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4729 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4729 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4729 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4729
The image below is a photograph of HR4729 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 HR4729 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR4729
HR4729 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
HR4729 star system properties
HR4729 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 HR4729 double sysyem: