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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:42 | Tran: 16:18 | Set: 20:55
Alt: -20.13°   Az: 89.92°   Direction: East

HR4252 is a sub-giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Crater.

HR4252 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR4252 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.

HR4252 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR4252 star
DSS2 image of HR4252. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4252 during the next 10000 years (11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


10h 54m 45s
-15° 34’ 35”
17h 08m 19s
04h 03m 04s


10h 53m 32s
-15° 26’ 44”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4252 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4252.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4252 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4252. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4252 is distant 250.58 light years from the Sun

76.86 pc
250.58 ly
0.067 arcsec/y
-0.043 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4252 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.6°
Max altitude: 22.9°
Azimuth: 254.4°