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HR4233

HR4233 is a giant star in the constellation of Sextans.

HR4233 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4233 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 HR4233:

5.86
Giant
HR4233 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 29°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4233

HR4233 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4233 are provided in the following table:

10h 49m 43s
-09° 51’ 10”
260.17°
42.69°
Sextans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4233 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4233 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4233.

Visibility of HR4233 from your location

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

Today's HR4233 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.9°
Max altitude: 28.7°
Azimuth: 260.1°
HR4233 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4233

The image below is a photograph of HR4233 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 HR4233 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4233 star
DSS2 image of HR4233. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4233 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4233 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4233 is distant 346.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

106.27 pc
346.44 ly
40 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4233

HR4233 belongs to spectral class G8

0.73
G8
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4233 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4233. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4233

SAO137815
SAO137815