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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR4879

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -73.79°   Az: 309.67°   Direction: North-West

HR4879 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4879 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its faintness, HR4879 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 HR4879 star
DSS2 image of HR4879. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4879 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 53m 18s
-39° 48’ 50”
10h 55m 00s
23h 48m 19s

J2000

12h 51m 56s
-39° 40’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates

303.04°
23.19°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4879 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4879.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.98
Main-sequence

0.21
B8V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4879 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4879. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4879 is distant 465.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

142.65
465.05
5 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/y
-0.028"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO203881
SAO203881

Visibility from Your Location

HR4879 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK