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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR4244

Above the horizon.  Rise: 12:07 | Tran: 18:10 | Set: 0:13
Altitude: 9.0°   Azimuth: 99.8°   Direction: East

HR4244 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Leo.

HR4244 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR4244 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4244

Finder chart HR4244 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

10h 52m 13s
+01° 01’ 31”
250.31°
51.29°
Leo
Image of HR4244 star
DSS2 image of HR4244. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4244 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4244

6.38
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.15
A3V
9226K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4244 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4244. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

6.38
12.18
5.8
39.2 arcsec

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.

320.51 pc
1,044.87 ly
-13 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4244

SAO118550
SAO118550

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):

Azimuth: 89.0°
Max altitude: 39.5°
Azimuth: 271.0°