HR4251 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4251 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4251 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 HR4251:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4251
HR4251 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 HR4251 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4251 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4251 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4251
The image below is a photograph of HR4251 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 HR4251 is 0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.239 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4251 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4251 is distant 102.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4251
HR4251 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4251 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4251 star system properties
HR4251 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 HR4251 double sysyem: