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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR4407

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 60.6°   Azimuth: 61.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR4407 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4407 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, HR4407 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4407

Finder chart HR4407 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4407.

HR4407 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4407 are provided in the following table:

11h 25m 57s
+55° 51’ 02”
145.26°
57.42°
Ursa Major
Image of HR4407 star
DSS2 image of HR4407. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4407 during the next 10000 years (-11.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4407

5.75
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.61
K0III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4407 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4407. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4407 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4407 is distant 347.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

106.61 pc
347.55 ly
-6 km/s
-0.066 arcsec/year
0.048 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4407

SAO28017
SAO28017

Visibility of HR4407 from your location

HR4407 is circumpolar and transits at 17:51 UTC (altitude: 85.6°)