HR4859 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR4859 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4859 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 HR4859:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4859
HR4859 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 HR4859 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4859 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4859 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4859 is circumpolar and transits at 00:58 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4859
The image below is a photograph of HR4859 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 HR4859 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4859 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4859 is distant 205.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4859
HR4859 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4859 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.