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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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HR4348

Altitude: 16.4°   Azimuth: 188.0°   Direction: South

HR4348 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Crater.

HR4348 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4348 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4348 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4348 star
DSS2 image of HR4348. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4348 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4348

6.4
Hypergiant

HR4348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.4°
Azimuth: 188.0°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4348

HR4348 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4348 are provided in the following table:

11h 12m 34s
-21° 44’ 57”
274.41°
35.59°
Crater

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4348 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4348 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4348.

Visibility of HR4348 from your location

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

Today's HR4348 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.7°
Max altitude: 16.8°
Azimuth: 248.3°

Distance of HR4348 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4348 is distant 684.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

210.08 pc
684.87 ly
-24 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4348

HR4348 belongs to spectral class K0

-0.21
K0
3983K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4348 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4348. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4348

SAO179638
SAO179638