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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:44 | Tran: 18:12 | Set: 0:39
Alt: -20.05°   Az: 50.82°   Direction: North-East

HR4854 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4854 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR4854 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR4854 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR4854 star
DSS2 image of HR4854. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4854 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


12h 48m 17s
+05° 49’ 01”
15h 08m 12s
03h 56m 29s


12h 47m 02s
+05° 57’ 02”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4854 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4854.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR4854 is also a SrEuCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4854 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4854. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4854 is distant 523.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

160.51 pc
523.27 ly
16 km/s
0.035 arcsec/y
-0.043 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4854 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.2°
Max altitude: 44.3°
Azimuth: 275.8°