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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
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Altitude: 48.5°   Azimuth: 89.1°   Direction: East

HR4333 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4333 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4333 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 HR4333:


HR4333 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.5°
Azimuth: 89.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4333

HR4333 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4333 are provided in the following table:

11h 09m 19s
+36° 18’ 33”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4333 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4333 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4333.

Visibility of HR4333 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 HR4333 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: 53.7°
Max altitude: 74.8°
Azimuth: 306.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4333

The image below is a photograph of HR4333 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 HR4333 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4333 star
DSS2 image of HR4333. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4333 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4333 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4333 is distant 378.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

116.14 pc
378.63 ly
22 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4333

HR4333 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4333 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4333. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4333