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Altitude: -32.9°   Azimuth: 178.9°   Direction: South

HR4349 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4349 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4349 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 HR4349 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4349 star
DSS2 image of HR4349. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4349 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4349


HR4349 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -32.9°
Azimuth: 178.9°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4349

HR4349 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 HR4349 are provided in the following table:

11h 11m 29s
-71° 26’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4349 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4349 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4349.

Visibility of HR4349 from your location

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

HR4349 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4349 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4349 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
26 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4349

HR4349 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4349 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4349. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4349