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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR4406 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4406 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4406 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 HR4406:

HR4406 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4406

HR4406 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 HR4406 are provided in the following table:

11h 24m 11s
-72° 15’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4406 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4406 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4406.

Visibility of HR4406 from your location

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

HR4406 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4406

The image below is a photograph of HR4406 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 HR4406 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4406 star
DSS2 image of HR4406. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4406 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4406 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4406 is distant 883.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

271.00 pc
883.47 ly
2 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4406

HR4406 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4406 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4406. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4406