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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR4224

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:51 | Tran: 15:38 | Set: 21:26
Alt: 32.78°   Az: 151.48°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4224 is a giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Sextans.

HR4224 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its faintness, HR4224 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR4224 star
DSS2 image of HR4224. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4224 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 49m 55s
-02° 05’ 21”
22h 25m 16s
09h 15m 12s

J2000

10h 48m 40s
-01° 57’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates

252.55°
48.53°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4224 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4224.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.93
Giant

-0.13
M2III
3649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4224 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4224. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4224 is distant 530.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

162.87
530.94
3 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/y
0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO137800
SAO137800

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4224 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.1°
Max altitude: 36.4°
Azimuth: 267.9°