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HR4986 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4986 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4986 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 HR4986:

HR4986 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4986

HR4986 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4986 are provided in the following table:

13h 12m 32s
+11° 33’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4986 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4986 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4986.

Visibility of HR4986 from your location

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

Today's HR4986 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.4°
Max altitude: 50.1°
Azimuth: 281.6°
HR4986 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4986

The image below is a photograph of HR4986 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 HR4986 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4986 star
DSS2 image of HR4986. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4986 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4986 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4986 is distant 810.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

248.76 pc
810.95 ly
25 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4986

HR4986 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4986 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4986. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4986