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HR4298

Altitude: -24.7°   Azimuth: 110.8°   Direction: East-South-East

HR4298 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4298 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4298 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4298 is -0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.105 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4298 star
DSS2 image of HR4298. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4298 during the next 1000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.75 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4298

6.07
Main-sequence

HR4298 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -24.7°
Azimuth: 110.8°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4298

HR4298 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 HR4298 are provided in the following table:

11h 00m 40s
-31° 50’ 21”
277.02°
25.4°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4298 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4298 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4298.

Visibility of HR4298 from your location

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

Today's HR4298 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.8°
Max altitude: 6.7°
Azimuth: 238.2°

Distance of HR4298 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4298 is distant 101.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

31.21 pc
101.75 ly
-2 km/s
-0.08 arcsec/year
0.105 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4298

HR4298 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.60
F8V
6300K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4298 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4298. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4298

SAO201998
SAO201998