HR4979 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4979 visual magnitude is 4.85. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4979 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4979:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4979
HR4979 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 HR4979 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4979 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4979 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4979
The image below is a photograph of HR4979 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 HR4979 is -0.385 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4979 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4979 is distant 66.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4979
HR4979 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4979 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.