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Altitude: -80.4°   Azimuth: 319.8°   Direction: North-West

HR4292 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4292 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4292 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4292 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4292 star
DSS2 image of HR4292. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4292 during the next 10000 years (-9.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4292


HR4292 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -80.4°
Azimuth: 319.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4292

HR4292 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4292 are provided in the following table:

10h 59m 59s
-43° 48’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4292 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4292 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4292.

Visibility of HR4292 from your location

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

HR4292 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4292 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4292 is distant 289.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

88.81 pc
289.52 ly
-5 km/s
-0.058 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4292

HR4292 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4292 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4292. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4292