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Altitude: -6.5°   Azimuth: 160.5°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4293 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4293 visual magnitude is 4.39. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4293 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4293 is 0.028 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.

Image of HR4293 star
DSS2 image of HR4293. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4293 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4293


HR4293 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.5°
Azimuth: 160.5°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4293

HR4293 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 HR4293 are provided in the following table:

11h 00m 09s
-42° 13’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4293 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4293 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4293.

Visibility of HR4293 from your location

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

HR4293 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4293 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4293 is distant 203.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

62.54 pc
203.88 ly
-5 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4293

HR4293 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4293 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4293. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4293