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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:52 south
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Altitude: -24.3°   Azimuth: 312.0°   Direction: North-West

HR4805 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4805 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4805 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 HR4805:


HR4805 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -24.3°
Azimuth: 312.0°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4805

HR4805 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 HR4805 are provided in the following table:

12h 38m 04s
+03° 16’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4805 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4805 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4805.

Visibility of HR4805 from your location

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

Today's HR4805 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.7°
Max altitude: 41.8°
Azimuth: 273.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4805

The image below is a photograph of HR4805 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 HR4805 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4805 star
DSS2 image of HR4805. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4805 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4805 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4805 is distant 649.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

199.20 pc
649.40 ly
-8 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4805

HR4805 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4805 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4805. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4805