HR4962 is a giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
HR4962 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4962 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 HR4962:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4962
HR4962 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 HR4962 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4962 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4962 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4962 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 HR4962
The image below is a photograph of HR4962 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 HR4962 is -0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4962 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4962 is distant 732.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4962
HR4962 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.