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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
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Altitude: 48.3°   Azimuth: 346.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4852 is a star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR4852 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4852 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 HR4852:


HR4852 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.3°
Azimuth: 346.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4852

HR4852 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4852 are provided in the following table:

12h 44m 26s
+80° 37’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4852 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4852 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4852.

Visibility of HR4852 from your location

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

HR4852 is circumpolar and transits at 07:56 UTC (altitude: 60.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4852

The image below is a photograph of HR4852 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 HR4852 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4852 star
DSS2 image of HR4852. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4852 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4852 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4852 is distant 462.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

141.84 pc
462.41 ly
-28 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4852

HR4852 belongs to spectral class A5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4852 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4852. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4852