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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR4323

HR4323 is a variable and multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4323 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4323 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 HR4323:

6.02
Bright giant
HR4323 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4323

HR4323 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 HR4323 are provided in the following table:

11h 06m 29s
-58° 40’ 31”
289.64°
1.46°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4323 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4323 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4323.

Visibility of HR4323 from your location

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

HR4323 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4323

The image below is a photograph of HR4323 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 HR4323 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4323 star
DSS2 image of HR4323. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4323 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4323 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4323 is distant 1,225.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

375.94 pc
1,225.56 ly
3 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4323

HR4323 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-1.86
K2II
4232K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4323 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4323. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4323 star system properties

HR4323 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4323 double sysyem:

6.02
11.92
5.9
12 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4323

SAO238779
SAO238779