HR4272 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR4272 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4272 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 HR4272:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4272
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4272 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4272 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4272 from your location
HR4272 is circumpolar and transits at 01:52 UTC (altitude: 63.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4272
The image below is a photograph of HR4272 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 HR4272 is -0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4272 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR4272
HR4272 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.