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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:08 south
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Altitude: 76.0°   Azimuth: 183.5°   Direction: South

HR4875 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR4875 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4875 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 HR4875:


HR4875 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 76.0°
Azimuth: 183.5°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4875

HR4875 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4875 are provided in the following table:

12h 50m 10s
+37° 31’ 00”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4875 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4875 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4875.

Visibility of HR4875 from your location

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

Today's HR4875 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.5°
Max altitude: 76.0°
Azimuth: 307.5°
HR4875 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4875

The image below is a photograph of HR4875 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 HR4875 is -0.097 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4875 star
DSS2 image of HR4875. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4875 during the next 1000 years (-1.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.45 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4875 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4875 is distant 386.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

118.62 pc
386.71 ly
-14 km/s
-0.097 arcsec/year
0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4875

HR4875 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4875 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4875. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4875