HR4879 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4879 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4879 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 HR4879:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4879
HR4879 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4879 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4879 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4879 from your location
HR4879 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4879
The image below is a photograph of HR4879 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 HR4879 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4879 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR4879
HR4879 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4879 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.