HR4244 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo.
HR4244 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4244 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 HR4244:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4244
HR4244 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 HR4244 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4244 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4244 from your location
Today's HR4244 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 HR4244
The image below is a photograph of HR4244 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 HR4244 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4244 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4244 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4244
HR4244 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4244 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4244 star system properties
HR4244 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 HR4244 double sysyem: