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HR4793 is a giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

HR4793 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4793 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 HR4793:

HR4793 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 26°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4793

HR4793 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 HR4793 are provided in the following table:

12h 35m 08s
+21° 52’ 53”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4793 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4793 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4793.

Visibility of HR4793 from your location

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

Today's HR4793 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.1°
Max altitude: 60.4°
Azimuth: 291.9°
HR4793 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4793

The image below is a photograph of HR4793 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 HR4793 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4793 star
DSS2 image of HR4793. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4793 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4793 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4793 is distant 652.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

200.00 pc
652.00 ly
-14 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4793

HR4793 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 HR4793 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4793. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4793