HR4338 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4338 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4338 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 HR4338:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4338
HR4338 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 HR4338 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4338 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4338 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4338
The image below is a photograph of HR4338 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 HR4338 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4338 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR4338
HR4338 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4338 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.