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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:29
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Altitude: -51.0°   Azimuth: 269.4°   Direction: West

HR4411 is a double giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4411 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4411 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4411 is -0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4411 star
DSS2 image of HR4411. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4411 during the next 10000 years (-7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4411


HR4411 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -51.0°
Azimuth: 269.4°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4411

HR4411 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4411 are provided in the following table:

11h 25m 33s
-37° 44’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4411 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4411 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4411.

Visibility of HR4411 from your location

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

Today's HR4411 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.7°
Max altitude: 0.8°
Azimuth: 232.3°

Distance of HR4411 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4411 is distant 540.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

165.84 pc
540.63 ly
7 km/s
-0.042 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4411

HR4411 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4411 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4411. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4411 star system properties

HR4411 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4411 double sysyem:

4.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4411