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HR4385

HR4385 is a giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR4385 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4385 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 HR4385:

6.35
Giant
HR4385 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4385

HR4385 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4385 are provided in the following table:

11h 18m 34s
-79° 40’ 06”
298.68°
-17.57°
Chamaeleon

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4385 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4385 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4385.

Visibility of HR4385 from your location

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

HR4385 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4385

The image below is a photograph of HR4385 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 HR4385 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4385 star
DSS2 image of HR4385. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4385 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4385 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4385 is distant 210.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

64.52 pc
210.32 ly
-4 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4385

HR4385 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

2.30
A8III
7726K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4385 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4385. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4385

SAO256823
SAO256823