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HR4994

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:

6.37
Giant
HR4994 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

13h 15m 25s
-69° 40’ 46”
305.03°
-6.9°
Musca

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4994 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4994 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4994.

Visibility of HR4994 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR4994 star
DSS2 image of HR4994. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4994 during the next 1000 years (-1.68 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.80 arcmin in declination);

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.

93.90 pc
306.10 ly
-11 km/s
-0.101 arcsec/year
-0.048 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4994

HR4994 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.51
K2III
4289K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4994 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4994. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4994

SAO252225
SAO252225