La Superba - HR4846
La Superba, also designated as , is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
La Superba visual magnitude is 4.99. Because of its moderate brightness, La Superba 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 La Superba:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of La Superba
La Superba 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 La Superba are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of La Superba in the sky:
Visibility of La Superba from your location
La Superba - HR4846 is circumpolar and transits at 20:59 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of La Superba
The image below is a photograph of La Superba 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 La Superba is -0.001 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 La Superba from the Sun and relative movement
La Superba is distant 710.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of La Superba
La Superba belongs to spectral class C7 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where La Superba is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.