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HR4275 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4275 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4275 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 HR4275:

HR4275 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 39°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4275

HR4275 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 HR4275 are provided in the following table:

10h 59m 17s
+51° 52’ 55”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4275 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4275 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4275.

Visibility of HR4275 from your location

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

HR4275 is circumpolar and transits at 11:00 UTC (altitude: 89.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4275

The image below is a photograph of HR4275 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 HR4275 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4275 star
DSS2 image of HR4275. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4275 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4275 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4275 is distant 680.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

208.77 pc
680.58 ly
-7 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4275

HR4275 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4275 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4275. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4275