HR4860 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4860 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4860 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 HR4860:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4860
HR4860 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4860 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4860 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4860 from your location
Today's HR4860 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4860
The image below is a photograph of HR4860 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 HR4860 is -0.139 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4860 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4860 is distant 303.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4860
HR4860 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4860 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.