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HR4358

HR4358 is a double giant star in the constellation of Leo.

HR4358 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4358 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 HR4358:

5.79
Giant
HR4358 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4358

HR4358 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 HR4358 are provided in the following table:

11h 14m 01s
+08° 03’ 38”
247.99°
60.08°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4358 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4358 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4358.

Visibility of HR4358 from your location

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

Today's HR4358 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.9°
Max altitude: 46.6°
Azimuth: 278.1°
HR4358 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4358

The image below is a photograph of HR4358 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 HR4358 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.11 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4358 star
DSS2 image of HR4358. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4358 during the next 1000 years (0.80 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4358 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4358 is distant 223.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

68.49 pc
223.29 ly
17 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
-0.11 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4358

HR4358 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.61
K3III
4472K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4358 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4358. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4358 star system properties

HR4358 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 HR4358 double sysyem:

5.79
11.79
6
21.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4358

SAO118735
SAO118735