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HR4982 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4982 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4982 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 HR4982:

HR4982 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4982

HR4982 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 HR4982 are provided in the following table:

13h 12m 50s
-42° 41’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4982 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4982 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4982.

Visibility of HR4982 from your location

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

HR4982 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4982

The image below is a photograph of HR4982 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 HR4982 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4982 star
DSS2 image of HR4982. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4982 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4982 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4982 is distant 629.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

193.05 pc
629.34 ly
-1 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4982

HR4982 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4982 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4982. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4982