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Altitude: -48.4°   Azimuth: 228.9°   Direction: South-West

HR4337 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4337 visual magnitude is 3.91. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4337 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4337:


HR4337 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -48.4°
Azimuth: 228.9°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4337

HR4337 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 HR4337 are provided in the following table:

11h 08m 35s
-58° 58’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4337 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4337 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4337.

Visibility of HR4337 from your location

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

HR4337 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4337

The image below is a photograph of HR4337 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 HR4337 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4337 star
DSS2 image of HR4337. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4337 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4337 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4337 is distant 5,927.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

1,818.18 pc
5,927.27 ly
7 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4337

HR4337 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4337 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4337. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4337