HR4784 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR4784 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4784 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 HR4784:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4784
HR4784 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4784 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4784 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4784 from your location
Today's HR4784 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 HR4784
The image below is a photograph of HR4784 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 HR4784 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4784 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4784 is distant 374.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4784
HR4784 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4784 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.