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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4346 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4346 from your location
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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR4346
HR4346 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4346 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.