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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 11.1°   Azimuth: 32.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR4264 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4264 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4264 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4264 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.091 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4264 star
DSS2 image of HR4264. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4264 during the next 1000 years (0.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.52 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4264


HR4264 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.1°
Azimuth: 32.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4264

HR4264 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 HR4264 are provided in the following table:

10h 56m 14s
+42° 00’ 29”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4264 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4264 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4264.

Visibility of HR4264 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4264 is circumpolar and transits at 00:50 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)

Distance of HR4264 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4264 is distant 311.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.

95.60 pc
311.66 ly
-54 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.091 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4264

HR4264 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4264 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4264. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4264