HR4262 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4262 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4262 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 HR4262:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4262
HR4262 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4262 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4262 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4262 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4262 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4262
The image below is a photograph of HR4262 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 HR4262 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4262 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4262 is distant 776.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4262
HR4262 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4262 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4262 star system properties
HR4262 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4262 double sysyem: