HR4994 is a giant star in the constellation of Musca.
HR4994 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4994 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 HR4994:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4994
HR4994 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 HR4994 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4994 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4994 from your location
HR4994 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4994
The image below is a photograph of HR4994 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 HR4994 is -0.101 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4994 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4994 is distant 306.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4994
HR4994 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4994 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.