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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:58  
SunsetSet: 21:12 south
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Altitude: 16.4°   Azimuth: 74.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR4269 is a star in the constellation of Leo.

HR4269 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4269 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 HR4269:


HR4269 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.4°
Azimuth: 74.5°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4269

HR4269 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 HR4269 are provided in the following table:

10h 56m 16s
+22° 21’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4269 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4269 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4269.

Visibility of HR4269 from your location

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

Today's HR4269 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.6°
Max altitude: 60.9°
Azimuth: 292.4°
HR4269 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4269

The image below is a photograph of HR4269 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 HR4269 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4269 star
DSS2 image of HR4269. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4269 during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4269 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4269 is distant 636.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

195.31 pc
636.72 ly
25 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4269

HR4269 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4269 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4269. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4269