HR4997 is a giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR4997 visual magnitude is 4.92. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4997 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4997:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4997
HR4997 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4997 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4997 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4997 from your location
HR4997 is circumpolar and transits at 20:52 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4997
The image below is a photograph of HR4997 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 HR4997 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4997 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4997 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4997
HR4997 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 HR4997 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.