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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -29.9°   Azimuth: 226.0°   Direction: South-West

HR4782 is a double giant star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4782 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR4782 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR4782 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4782 star
DSS2 image of HR4782. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4782 during the next 1000 years (-2.72 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

12h 35m 20s
-50° 02’ 40”

J2000 Coordinates

12h 33m 59s
-49° 54’ 33”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4782 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4782.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4782 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4782. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4782 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4782 double sysyem:

7.8 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4782 is distant 219.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

67.34 pc
219.53 ly
18 km/s
-0.163 arcsec/y
-0.04 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4782 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK