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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 35.2°   Azimuth: 337.6°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4383 is a star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4383 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4383 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 HR4383:


HR4383 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 35.2°
Azimuth: 337.6°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4383

HR4383 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4383 are provided in the following table:

11h 20m 53s
+67° 06’ 02”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4383 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4383 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4383.

Visibility of HR4383 from your location

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

HR4383 is circumpolar and transits at 06:21 UTC (altitude: 74.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4383

The image below is a photograph of HR4383 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 HR4383 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4383 star
DSS2 image of HR4383. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4383 during the next 10000 years (8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4383 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4383 is distant 439.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 56 kilometers per second.

134.77 pc
439.35 ly
-56 km/s
0.049 arcsec/year
-0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4383

HR4383 belongs to spectral class G8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4383 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4383. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4383