HR4918 is a star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4918 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4918 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 HR4918:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4918 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4918 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4918
The image below is a photograph of HR4918 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 HR4918 is -0.052 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR4918
HR4918 belongs to spectral class G5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4918 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.