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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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HR4372

Altitude: -58.4°   Azimuth: 278.8°   Direction: West

HR4372 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4372 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4372 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4372 is -0.088 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4372 star
DSS2 image of HR4372. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4372 during the next 10000 years (-14.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4372

6.27
Main-sequence

HR4372 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -58.4°
Azimuth: 278.8°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4372

HR4372 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 HR4372 are provided in the following table:

11h 17m 11s
-38° 00’ 51”
283.19°
21.22°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4372 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4372 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4372.

Visibility of HR4372 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 HR4372 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: 128.0°
Max altitude: 0.5°
Azimuth: 232.0°

Distance of HR4372 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4372 is distant 233.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

71.63 pc
233.52 ly
-3 km/s
-0.088 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4372

HR4372 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.99
A3V
9028K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4372 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4372. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4372

SAO202283
SAO202283