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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR4338

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -29.00°   Az: 157.79°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4338 is a variable supergiant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4338 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its faintness, HR4338 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR4338 star
DSS2 image of HR4338. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4338 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 09m 35s
-62° 04’ 50”
21h 00m 17s
08h 09m 53s

J2000

11h 08m 34s
-61° 56’ 49”

Galactic Coordinates

291.15°
-1.45°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4338 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4338.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.13
Supergiant

-6.02
B9I
8011K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4338 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4338. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4338 is distant 5,525.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

1,694.92
5,525.42
-22 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO251286
SAO251286

Visibility from Your Location

HR4338 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK