HR4985 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4985 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4985 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 HR4985:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4985
HR4985 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 HR4985 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4985 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4985 from your location
HR4985 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4985
The image below is a photograph of HR4985 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 HR4985 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4985 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4985 is distant 328.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4985
HR4985 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4985 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4985 star system properties
HR4985 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4985 double sysyem: