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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Alt: -70.07°   Az: 117.96°   Direction: East-South-East

HR4848 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Crux.

HR4848 visual magnitude is 4.65. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4848 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

HR4848 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4848 star
DSS2 image of HR4848. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4848 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


12h 47m 48s
-56° 37’ 21”
14h 12m 41s
03h 00m 29s


12h 46m 22s
-56° 29’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4848 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4848.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4848 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4848. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4848 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4848 double sysyem:

52.6 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4848 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

121.36 pc
395.63 ly
17 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/y
-0.013 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4848 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK