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HR4346

HR4346 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4346 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4346 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 HR4346:

6.38
Giant
HR4346 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4346

HR4346 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4346 are provided in the following table:

11h 12m 14s
-32° 26’ 02”
279.75°
25.93°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4346 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4346 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4346.

Visibility of HR4346 from your location

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

Today's HR4346 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.4°
Max altitude: 6.1°
Azimuth: 237.6°
HR4346 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4346

The image below is a photograph of HR4346 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 HR4346 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4346 star
DSS2 image of HR4346. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4346 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4346 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4346 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

207.47 pc
676.35 ly
27 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4346

HR4346 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.20
M1III
3516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4346 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4346. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4346

SAO202197
SAO202197