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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -27.2°   Azimuth: 206.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4342 is a giant star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4342 visual magnitude is 6.88. Because of its faintness, HR4342 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4342

Finder chart HR4342 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

11h 10m 54s
-58° 27’ 19”
Image of HR4342 star
DSS2 image of HR4342. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4342 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4342


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4342. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

320.51 pc
1,044.87 ly
17 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4342


Visibility of HR4342 from your location

HR4342 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom