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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -50.4°   Azimuth: 21.3°   Direction: North-North-East

HR4308 is a star in the constellation of Crater.

HR4308 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4308 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 HR4308:


HR4308 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -50.4°
Azimuth: 21.3°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4308

HR4308 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4308 are provided in the following table:

11h 03m 36s
-13° 26’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4308 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4308 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4308.

Visibility of HR4308 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 HR4308 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: 103.4°
Max altitude: 25.1°
Azimuth: 256.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4308

The image below is a photograph of HR4308 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 HR4308 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4308 star
DSS2 image of HR4308. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4308 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4308 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4308 is distant 548.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

168.35 pc
548.82 ly
-10 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4308

HR4308 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4308 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4308. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4308