HR4772 is a giant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR4772 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4772 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 HR4772:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4772
HR4772 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 HR4772 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4772 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4772 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4772 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 HR4772
The image below is a photograph of HR4772 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 HR4772 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4772 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4772 is distant 401.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4772
HR4772 belongs to spectral class G9
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4772 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.