HR4342 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4342 visual magnitude is 6.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4342 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 HR4342:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4342
HR4342 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 HR4342 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4342 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4342 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4342
The image below is a photograph of HR4342 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 HR4342 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4342 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4342 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4342
HR4342 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4342 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.