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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 18.8°   Azimuth: 343.8°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4344 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4344 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4344 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4344 is 0.001 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.

Image of HR4344 star
DSS2 image of HR4344. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4344 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4344


HR4344 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.8°
Azimuth: 343.8°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4344

HR4344 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4344 are provided in the following table:

11h 12m 44s
+54° 53’ 39”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4344 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4344 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4344.

Visibility of HR4344 from your location

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

HR4344 is circumpolar and transits at 01:03 UTC (altitude: 86.6°)

Distance of HR4344 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4344 is distant 327.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

100.50 pc
327.64 ly
-6 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4344

HR4344 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4344 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4344. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4344