HR4238 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Antlia.
HR4238 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4238 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 HR4238:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4238
HR4238 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4238 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4238 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4238 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4238 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4238
The image below is a photograph of HR4238 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 HR4238 is -0.044 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 HR4238 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4238 is distant 346.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4238
HR4238 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4238 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.