We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:37  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:55 south
wb_twilight Civil TwilightWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Canes Venatici » 


Altitude: 20.1°   Azimuth: 316.9°   Direction: North-West

HR4843 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR4843 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4843 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 HR4843:


HR4843 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.1°
Azimuth: 316.9°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4843

HR4843 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4843 are provided in the following table:

12h 44m 27s
+44° 06’ 11”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4843 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4843 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4843.

Visibility of HR4843 from your location

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

HR4843 is circumpolar and transits at 08:16 UTC (altitude: 82.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4843

The image below is a photograph of HR4843 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 HR4843 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4843 star
DSS2 image of HR4843. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4843 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4843 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4843 is distant 297.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

91.41 pc
297.99 ly
-16 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4843

HR4843 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4843 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4843. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4843