HR4888 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4888 visual magnitude is 4.33. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4888 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4888:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4888
HR4888 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 HR4888 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4888 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4888 from your location
HR4888 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4888
The image below is a photograph of HR4888 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 HR4888 is -0.076 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4888 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4888 is distant 302.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4888
HR4888 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4888 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.