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HR4387 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4387 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4387 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 HR4387:

HR4387 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4387

HR4387 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 HR4387 are provided in the following table:

11h 19m 36s
-75° 08’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4387 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4387 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4387.

Visibility of HR4387 from your location

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

HR4387 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4387

The image below is a photograph of HR4387 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 HR4387 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4387 star
DSS2 image of HR4387. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4387 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4387 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4387 is distant 531.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

163.13 pc
531.81 ly
23 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4387

HR4387 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4387 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4387. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4387