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HR4393 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4393 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4393 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 HR4393:

HR4393 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4393

HR4393 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4393 are provided in the following table:

11h 22m 23s
-44° 38’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4393 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4393 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4393.

Visibility of HR4393 from your location

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

HR4393 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4393

The image below is a photograph of HR4393 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 HR4393 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4393 star
DSS2 image of HR4393. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4393 during the next 10000 years (-8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4393 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4393 is distant 343.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

105.37 pc
343.52 ly
1 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4393

HR4393 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4393 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4393. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4393