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HR4841

Altitude: -32.5°   Azimuth: 167.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4841 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4841 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4841 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4841 is -0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4841 star
DSS2 image of HR4841. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4841 during the next 10000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4841

6.16
Supergiant

HR4841 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -32.5°
Azimuth: 167.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4841

HR4841 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 HR4841 are provided in the following table:

12h 45m 01s
-68° 49’ 51”
302.35°
-5.97°
Musca

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4841 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4841 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4841.

Visibility of HR4841 from your location

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

HR4841 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4841 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4841 is distant 1,940.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

595.24 pc
1,940.48 ly
-3 km/s
-0.032 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4841

HR4841 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-2.71
F6I
5636K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4841 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4841. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4841

SAO252012
SAO252012