HR4280 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR4280 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4280 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 HR4280:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4280
HR4280 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 HR4280 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4280 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4280 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4280 is circumpolar and transits at 22:59 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4280
The image below is a photograph of HR4280 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 HR4280 is 0.011 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.
Distance of HR4280 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4280 is distant 881.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4280
HR4280 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4280 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.