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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -45.6°   Azimuth: 227.3°   Direction: South-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR4323

Bright giant

HR4323 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -45.6°
Azimuth: 227.3°
Direction: South-West

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 hemisphere. 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”

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 edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4323 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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.


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:

12 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4323