HR4255 is a giant star in the constellation of Crater.
HR4255 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4255 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 HR4255:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4255
HR4255 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 HR4255 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4255 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4255 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4255 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4255
The image below is a photograph of HR4255 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 HR4255 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4255 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4255 is distant 409.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4255
HR4255 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4255 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.