HR4401 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Musca.
HR4401 visual magnitude is 5.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4401 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 HR4401:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4401
HR4401 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 HR4401 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4401 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4401 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4401 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4401
The image below is a photograph of HR4401 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 HR4401 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR4401
HR4401 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
HR4401 star system properties
HR4401 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4401 double sysyem: