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Altitude: 71.0°   Azimuth: 286.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR4363 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4363 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4363 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 HR4363:


HR4363 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 71.0°
Azimuth: 286.2°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4363

HR4363 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4363 are provided in the following table:

11h 16m 04s
+52° 46’ 23”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4363 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4363 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4363.

Visibility of HR4363 from your location

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

HR4363 is circumpolar and transits at 06:12 UTC (altitude: 88.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4363

The image below is a photograph of HR4363 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 HR4363 is 0.162 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4363 star
DSS2 image of HR4363. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4363 during the next 1000 years (2.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.95 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4363 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4363 is distant 127.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

39.14 pc
127.59 ly
-41 km/s
0.162 arcsec/year
0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4363

HR4363 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4363 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4363. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4363 star system properties

HR4363 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4363 double sysyem:

12.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4363

Gl 421.1A