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Altitude: 39.4°   Azimuth: 39.3°   Direction: North-East

HR4867 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4867 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4867 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 HR4867:


HR4867 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.4°
Azimuth: 39.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4867

HR4867 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 HR4867 are provided in the following table:

12h 48m 39s
+60° 19’ 12”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4867 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4867 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4867.

Visibility of HR4867 from your location

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

HR4867 is circumpolar and transits at 08:16 UTC (altitude: 81.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4867

The image below is a photograph of HR4867 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 HR4867 is 0.105 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4867 star
DSS2 image of HR4867. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4867 during the next 1000 years (1.75 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4867 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4867 is distant 78.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

24.16 pc
78.76 ly
-12 km/s
0.105 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4867

HR4867 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4867 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4867. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4867