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HR4698 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation ofComa Berenices.

HR4698 visual magnitude is 7.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4698 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 HR4698:

HR4698 isabove the horizonfrom Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 64°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4698

HR4698 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 HR4698 are provided in the following table:

12h 20m 41s
+27° 03’ 16”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4698 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4698 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4698.

Visibility of HR4698 from your location

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

Today'sHR4698rise,transitand set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.9°
Max altitude: 65.6°
Azimuth: 297.1°
HR4698 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4698

The image below is a photograph of HR4698 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see thecreditssection) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). Theproper motionof HR4698 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.114 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4698 star
DSS2 image of HR4698. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4698 during the next1000 years(-0.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.90 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4698 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4698 is distant 301.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

92.34 pc
301.02 ly
-15 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.114 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4698

HR4698 belongs tospectral classF3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4698 is situated in theHertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4698. Attribution:Richard Powell/CC BY-SA

HR4698 star system properties

HR4698 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4698 double sysyem:

8.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4698