HR4404 is a giant star in the constellation of Leo.
HR4404 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4404 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 HR4404:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4404
HR4404 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4404 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4404 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4404 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4404
The image below is a photograph of HR4404 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 HR4404 is -0.102 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4404 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4404 is distant 467.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4404
HR4404 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4404 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.