HR4256 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR4256 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4256 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 HR4256:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4256
HR4256 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4256 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4256 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4256 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4256 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 HR4256
The image below is a photograph of HR4256 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 HR4256 is -0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4256 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4256 is distant 304.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4256
HR4256 belongs to spectral class G7
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4256 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.