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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -72.6°   Azimuth: 109.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR4882 is a double supergiant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4882 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its faintness, HR4882 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4882

Finder chart HR4882 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4882.

HR4882 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 HR4882 are provided in the following table:

12h 52m 24s
-53° 49’ 45”
Image of HR4882 star
DSS2 image of HR4882. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4882 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4882


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4882 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4882. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4882 star system properties

HR4882 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4882 double sysyem:

6.4 arcsec

Distance of HR4882 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4882 is distant 1,090.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

334.45 pc
1,090.30 ly
-23 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4882


Visibility of HR4882 from your location

HR4882 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK