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HR4403

HR4403 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4403 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4403 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 HR4403:

6.12
Sub-giant
HR4403 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4403

HR4403 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 HR4403 are provided in the following table:

11h 24m 22s
-42° 40’ 09”
286.33°
17.38°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4403 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4403 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4403.

Visibility of HR4403 from your location

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

HR4403 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4403

The image below is a photograph of HR4403 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 HR4403 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4403 star
DSS2 image of HR4403. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4403 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4403 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4403 is distant 3,075.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

943.40 pc
3,075.47 ly
10 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4403

HR4403 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-3.75
B2IV
13121K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4403 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4403. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4403

SAO222773
SAO222773