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HR4241 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4241 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4241 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 HR4241:

HR4241 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 31°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4241

HR4241 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 HR4241 are provided in the following table:

10h 52m 30s
+52° 33’ 55”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4241 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4241 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4241.

Visibility of HR4241 from your location

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

HR4241 is circumpolar and transits at 10:53 UTC (altitude: 88.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4241

The image below is a photograph of HR4241 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 HR4241 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4241 star
DSS2 image of HR4241. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4241 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4241 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4241 is distant 746.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

228.83 pc
746.00 ly
-8 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4241

HR4241 belongs to spectral class G8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4241 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4241. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4241