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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR4272

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 39.78°   Az: 354.26°   Direction: North

HR4272 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Draco.

HR4272 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR4272 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR4272 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR4272 star
DSS2 image of HR4272. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4272 during the next 10000 years (-12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 01m 50s
+77° 38’ 16”
10h 35m 54s
21h 37m 45s

J2000

10h 59m 56s
+77° 46’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates

130.13°
37.76°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4272 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4272.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.2
Giant

0.05
G9III
4816K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4272. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4272 is distant 553.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 50 kilometers per second.

169.78 pc
553.48 ly
-50 km/s
-0.072 arcsec/y
-0.023 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO7255
SAO7255

Visibility from Your Location

HR4272 is circumpolar and transits at 15:10 UTC (altitude: 63.8°)