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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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HR4290

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -72.24°   Az: 225.44°   Direction: South-West

HR4290 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4290 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR4290 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR4290 star
DSS2 image of HR4290. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4290 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 00m 13s
-61° 27’ 08”
10h 11m 46s
21h 12m 00s

J2000

10h 59m 13s
-61° 19’ 13”

Galactic Coordinates

289.89°
-1.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4290 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4290.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.16
Sub-giant

0.93
B8IV
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4290 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4290. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4290 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4290 double sysyem:

6.16
9.66
3.5
4.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4290 is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

111.23
362.63
16 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/y
0.019"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO251205
SAO251205

Visibility from Your Location

HR4290 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK