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HR4304

HR4304 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR4304 visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4304 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 HR4304:

6.71
Sub-giant
HR4304 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4304

HR4304 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4304 are provided in the following table:

10h 59m 12s
-81° 33’ 21”
298.73°
-19.62°
Chamaeleon

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4304 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4304 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4304.

Visibility of HR4304 from your location

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

HR4304 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4304

The image below is a photograph of HR4304 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 HR4304 is -0.16 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.073 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4304 star
DSS2 image of HR4304. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4304 during the next 1000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.22 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4304 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4304 is distant 304.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

93.28 pc
304.10 ly
11 km/s
-0.16 arcsec/year
0.073 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4304

HR4304 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.86
F7IV
6170K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4304 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4304. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4304 star system properties

HR4304 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 HR4304 double sysyem:

6.71
6.81
0.1
0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4304

SAO258599
SAO258599