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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:59  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:13


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:

HR4401 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

11h 23m 21s
-64° 57’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4401 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4401 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4401.

Visibility of HR4401 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR4401 star
DSS2 image of HR4401. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4401 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

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:

2.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4401