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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -51.4°   Azimuth: 230.9°   Direction: South-West

HR4835 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Crux.

HR4835 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4835 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4835 is -0.085 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4835 star
DSS2 image of HR4835. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4835 during the next 10000 years (-14.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4835


HR4835 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -51.4°
Azimuth: 230.9°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4835

HR4835 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4835 are provided in the following table:

12h 43m 28s
-58° 54’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4835 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4835 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4835.

Visibility of HR4835 from your location

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

HR4835 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4835 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4835 is distant 666.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

204.50 pc
666.67 ly
17 km/s
-0.085 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4835

HR4835 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 HR4835 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4835. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4835 star system properties

HR4835 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4835 double sysyem:

29.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4835