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HR4318

HR4318 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4318 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4318 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 HR4318:

6.3
Giant
HR4318 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4318

HR4318 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 HR4318 are provided in the following table:

11h 06m 05s
-51° 12’ 44”
286.62°
8.29°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4318 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4318 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4318.

Visibility of HR4318 from your location

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

HR4318 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4318

The image below is a photograph of HR4318 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 HR4318 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4318 star
DSS2 image of HR4318. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4318 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4318 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4318 is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 53 kilometers per second.

126.26 pc
411.62 ly
53 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4318

HR4318 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.79
G8III
4866K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4318 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4318. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4318

SAO238763
SAO238763