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HR4736

HR4736 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Crux.

HR4736 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4736 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 HR4736:

6
Sub-giant
HR4736 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4736

HR4736 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 HR4736 are provided in the following table:

12h 27m 24s
-63° 47’ 21”
300.28°
-1.04°
Crux

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4736 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4736 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4736.

Visibility of HR4736 from your location

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

HR4736 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4736

The image below is a photograph of HR4736 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 HR4736 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4736 star
DSS2 image of HR4736. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4736 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4736 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4736 is distant 657.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

201.61 pc
657.26 ly
42 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4736

HR4736 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.52
B8IV
9328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4736 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4736. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4736

SAO251911
SAO251911