HR4746 is a variable star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR4746 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4746 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 HR4746:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4746
HR4746 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4746 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4746 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4746 from your location
Today's HR4746 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4746
The image below is a photograph of HR4746 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 HR4746 is -0.086 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4746 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4746 is distant 299.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4746
HR4746 belongs to spectral class A8
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4746 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.