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HR4913 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4913 visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4913 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 HR4913:

HR4913 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4913

HR4913 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 HR4913 are provided in the following table:

12h 57m 04s
-51° 11’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4913 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4913 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4913.

Visibility of HR4913 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4913 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4913

The image below is a photograph of HR4913 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 HR4913 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4913 star
DSS2 image of HR4913. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4913 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4913 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4913 is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

147.06 pc
479.41 ly
25 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4913

HR4913 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 HR4913 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4913. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4913