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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR4286 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4286 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4286 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 HR4286:

HR4286 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4286

HR4286 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 HR4286 are provided in the following table:

11h 01m 05s
+63° 25’ 15”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4286 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4286 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4286.

Visibility of HR4286 from your location

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

HR4286 is circumpolar and transits at 22:52 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4286

The image below is a photograph of HR4286 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 HR4286 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4286 star
DSS2 image of HR4286. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4286 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4286 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4286 is distant 284.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

87.18 pc
284.22 ly
7 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/year
-0.048 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4286

HR4286 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4286 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4286. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4286