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HR4302

HR4302 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4302 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4302 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 HR4302:

6.23
Main-sequence
HR4302 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4302

HR4302 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4302 are provided in the following table:

11h 02m 24s
-26° 49’ 53”
274.77°
30.01°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4302 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4302 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4302.

Visibility of HR4302 from your location

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

Today's HR4302 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.8°
Max altitude: 11.7°
Azimuth: 243.2°
HR4302 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4302

The image below is a photograph of HR4302 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 HR4302 is 0.065 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.12 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4302 star
DSS2 image of HR4302. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4302 during the next 1000 years (1.08 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4302 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4302 is distant 173.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

53.08 pc
173.04 ly
1 km/s
0.065 arcsec/year
-0.12 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4302

HR4302 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.61
F1V
7399K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4302 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4302. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4302 star system properties

HR4302 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4302 double sysyem:

6.23
6.33
0.1
0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4302

SAO179456
SAO179456