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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:48 | Tran: 19:39 | Set: 23:31
Altitude: -59.2°   Azimuth: 26.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR4918 is a star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4918 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its faintness, HR4918 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 HR4918

Finder chart HR4918 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4918.

HR4918 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 HR4918 are provided in the following table:

12h 57m 33s
-22° 45’ 14”
Image of HR4918 star
DSS2 image of HR4918. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4918 during the next 10000 years (-8.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4918



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4918 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4918. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4918 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4918 is distant 406.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

124.84 pc
406.99 ly
3 km/s
-0.052 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4918


Visibility of HR4918 from your location

Today's HR4918 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.8°
Max altitude: 15.8°
Azimuth: 247.2°