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HR4769 is a giant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4769 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4769 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 HR4769:

HR4769 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4769

HR4769 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 HR4769 are provided in the following table:

12h 32m 09s
-73° 00’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4769 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4769 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4769.

Visibility of HR4769 from your location

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

HR4769 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4769

The image below is a photograph of HR4769 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 HR4769 is 0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4769 star
DSS2 image of HR4769. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4769 during the next 10000 years (6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4769 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4769 is distant 341.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

104.71 pc
341.36 ly
5 km/s
0.038 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4769

HR4769 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4769 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4769. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4769