HR4379 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4379 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4379 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 HR4379:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4379
HR4379 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 HR4379 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4379 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4379 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4379 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4379
The image below is a photograph of HR4379 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 HR4379 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4379 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4379 is distant 1,697.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4379
HR4379 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4379 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4379 star system properties
HR4379 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 HR4379 double sysyem: