HR4838 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4838 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4838 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 HR4838:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4838
HR4838 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 HR4838 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4838 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4838 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4838
The image below is a photograph of HR4838 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 HR4838 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4838 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4838 is distant 973.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4838
HR4838 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4838 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.