HR4992 is a giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
HR4992 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4992 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 HR4992:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4992
HR4992 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 HR4992 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4992 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4992 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4992
The image below is a photograph of HR4992 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 HR4992 is -0.215 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4992 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4992 is distant 296.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4992
HR4992 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4992 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.