We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Help keep this site free and ads-free! Donate Now!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 20:10
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Vela » 

HR4274

Altitude: -87.9°   Azimuth: 288.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR4274 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4274 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4274 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4274 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4274 star
DSS2 image of HR4274. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4274 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4274

5.91
Main-sequence

HR4274 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -87.9°
Azimuth: 288.2°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4274

HR4274 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 HR4274 are provided in the following table:

10h 57m 07s
-50° 45’ 54”
285.14°
8.11°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4274 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4274 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4274.

Visibility of HR4274 from your location

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

HR4274 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4274 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4274 is distant 316.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

97.09 pc
316.50 ly
16 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4274

HR4274 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.97
A4V
8321K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4274 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4274. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4274

SAO238622
SAO238622