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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR4856

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:11 | Tran: 17:37 | Set: 23:02
Alt: -25.22°   Az: 66.88°   Direction: East-North-East

HR4856 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4856 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, HR4856 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.

Image of HR4856 star
DSS2 image of HR4856. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4856 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 48m 49s
-06° 26’ 08”
15h 47m 24s
04h 36m 14s

J2000

12h 47m 33s
-06° 18’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

301.18°
56.56°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4856 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4856.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.26
Main-sequence

2.15
F7V
6170K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4856 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4856. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4856 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4856 double sysyem:

6.26
12.36
6.1
16.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4856 is distant 216.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

66.27
216.04
13 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
-0.044"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO138967
SAO138967

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4856 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.4°
Max altitude: 32.1°
Azimuth: 263.6°