HR4948 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
HR4948 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4948 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 HR4948:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4948
HR4948 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4948 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4948 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4948 from your location
Today's HR4948 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4948
The image below is a photograph of HR4948 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 HR4948 is -0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4948 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4948 is distant 351.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4948
HR4948 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4948 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4948 star system properties
HR4948 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4948 double sysyem: