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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -22.3°   Azimuth: 356.0°   Direction: North

HR4886 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

HR4886 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4886 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 HR4886:


HR4886 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.3°
Azimuth: 356.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4886

HR4886 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4886 are provided in the following table:

12h 52m 27s
+16° 07’ 20”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4886 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4886 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4886.

Visibility of HR4886 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 HR4886 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: 73.9°
Max altitude: 54.6°
Azimuth: 286.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4886

The image below is a photograph of HR4886 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 HR4886 is -0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4886 star
DSS2 image of HR4886. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4886 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4886 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4886 is distant 364.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

111.73 pc
364.25 ly
-27 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4886

HR4886 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4886 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4886. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4886