HR4278 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR4278 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4278 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 HR4278:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4278
HR4278 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 HR4278 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4278 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4278 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4278
The image below is a photograph of HR4278 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 HR4278 is 0.071 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4278 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4278 is distant 888.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4278
HR4278 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4278 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.