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HR4369

Altitude: 7.4°   Azimuth: 248.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR4369 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Crater.

HR4369 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4369 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 HR4369:

6.14
Sub-giant

HR4369 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 7.4°
Azimuth: 248.7°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4369

HR4369 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 HR4369 are provided in the following table:

11h 16m 58s
-07° 08’ 04”
265.81°
48.81°
Crater

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4369 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4369 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4369.

Visibility of HR4369 from your location

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

Today's HR4369 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°
HR4369 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4369

The image below is a photograph of HR4369 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 HR4369 is -0.006 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 HR4369 star
DSS2 image of HR4369. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4369 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4369 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4369 is distant 420.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

129.03 pc
420.65 ly
-8 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4369

HR4369 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.59
A8IV
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4369 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4369. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4369 star system properties

HR4369 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4369 double sysyem:

6.14
9.94
3.8
57.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4369

SAO138106
SAO138106