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Altitude: -61.7°   Azimuth: 224.3°   Direction: South-West

HR4355 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4355 visual magnitude is 5.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4355 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 HR4355:


HR4355 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -61.7°
Azimuth: 224.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4355

HR4355 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 HR4355 are provided in the following table:

11h 12m 45s
-64° 10’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4355 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4355 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4355.

Visibility of HR4355 from your location

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

HR4355 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4355

The image below is a photograph of HR4355 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 HR4355 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4355 star
DSS2 image of HR4355. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4355 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4355 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4355 is distant 314.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

96.34 pc
314.07 ly
21 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4355

HR4355 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4355 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4355. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4355 star system properties

HR4355 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4355 double sysyem:

19.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4355