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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR4966

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -55.2°   Azimuth: 146.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4966 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Musca.

HR4966 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its faintness, HR4966 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4966

Finder chart HR4966 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4966.

HR4966 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4966 are provided in the following table:

13h 11m 51s
-69° 56’ 30”
304.69°
-7.14°
Musca
Image of HR4966 star
DSS2 image of HR4966. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4966 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4966

5.91
Sub-giant

and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

2.69
F3IV
6776K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4966 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4966. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4966 star system properties

HR4966 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4966 double sysyem:

5.91
11.81
5.9
30.7 arcsec

Distance of HR4966 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4966 is distant 143.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

44.11 pc
143.80 ly
7 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4966

SAO252185
SAO252185

Visibility of HR4966 from your location

HR4966 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom