HR4889 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4889 visual magnitude is 4.27. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4889 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 HR4889:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4889
HR4889 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 HR4889 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4889 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4889 from your location
HR4889 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4889
The image below is a photograph of HR4889 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 HR4889 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4889 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4889 is distant 155.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4889
HR4889 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4889 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.