Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR4353 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4353 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4353 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 HR4353:

Bright giant
HR4353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4353

HR4353 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 HR4353 are provided in the following table:

11h 12m 56s
-49° 44’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4353 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4353 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4353.

Visibility of HR4353 from your location

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

HR4353 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4353

The image below is a photograph of HR4353 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 HR4353 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4353 star
DSS2 image of HR4353. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4353 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4353 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4353 is distant 759.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

233.10 pc
759.91 ly
7 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4353

HR4353 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4353 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4353. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4353