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HR4836 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4836 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4836 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 HR4836:

HR4836 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4836

HR4836 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4836 are provided in the following table:

12h 43m 26s
-40° 10’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4836 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4836 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4836.

Visibility of HR4836 from your location

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

HR4836 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4836

The image below is a photograph of HR4836 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 HR4836 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4836 star
DSS2 image of HR4836. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4836 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4836 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4836 is distant 234.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

71.94 pc
234.53 ly
-5 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4836

HR4836 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4836 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4836. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4836