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Altitude: -48.8°   Azimuth: 131.9°   Direction: South-East

HR4361 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4361 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4361 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 HR4361 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4361 star
DSS2 image of HR4361. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4361 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4361


HR4361 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -48.8°
Azimuth: 131.9°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4361

HR4361 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 HR4361 are provided in the following table:

11h 13m 30s
-59° 37’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4361 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4361 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4361.

Visibility of HR4361 from your location

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

HR4361 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4361 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4361 is distant 1,821.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

558.66 pc
1,821.23 ly
18 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4361

HR4361 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4361 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4361. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4361