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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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HR4250

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -47.3°   Azimuth: 231.0°   Direction: South-West

HR4250 is a supergiant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4250 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its faintness, HR4250 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.

HR4250 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4250 star
DSS2 image of HR4250. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4250 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

10h 53m 31s
-57° 22’ 16”

J2000 Coordinates

10h 52m 30s
-57° 14’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

287.36°
1.99°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4250 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4250.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.25
Supergiant

-6.09
B9I
8486K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4250 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4250. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4250 is distant 6,037.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

1,851.85 pc
6,037.04 ly
-24 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/y
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO238557
SAO238557

Visibility from Your Location

HR4250 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK