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HR4965 is a variable star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4965 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4965 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 HR4965:

HR4965 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4965

HR4965 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4965 are provided in the following table:

13h 10m 58s
-52° 34’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4965 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4965 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4965.

Visibility of HR4965 from your location

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

HR4965 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4965

The image below is a photograph of HR4965 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 HR4965 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4965 star
DSS2 image of HR4965. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4965 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4965 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4965 is distant 343.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

105.26 pc
343.16 ly
26 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4965

HR4965 belongs to spectral class A HR4965 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4965 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4965. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4965