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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -6.4°   Azimuth: 49.5°   Direction: North-East

HR4926 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

HR4926 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4926 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4926 is -0.226 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4926 star
DSS2 image of HR4926. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4926 during the next 1000 years (-3.77 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4926


HR4926 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.4°
Azimuth: 49.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4926

HR4926 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 HR4926 are provided in the following table:

13h 00m 38s
+18° 22’ 23”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4926 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4926 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4926.

Visibility of HR4926 from your location

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

Today's HR4926 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.6°
Max altitude: 56.9°
Azimuth: 288.4°

Distance of HR4926 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4926 is distant 133.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

40.83 pc
133.12 ly
1 km/s
-0.226 arcsec/year
0.06 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4926

HR4926 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4926 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4926. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4926 star system properties

HR4926 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4926 double sysyem:

149.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4926