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HR4419

HR4419 is a double giant star in the constellation of Leo.

HR4419 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4419 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 HR4419:

6.25
Giant
HR4419 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4419

HR4419 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 HR4419 are provided in the following table:

11h 27m 53s
-01° 42’ 00”
264.7°
54.85°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4419 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4419 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4419.

Visibility of HR4419 from your location

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

Today's HR4419 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.7°
Max altitude: 36.8°
Azimuth: 268.3°
HR4419 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4419

The image below is a photograph of HR4419 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 HR4419 is -0.034 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 HR4419 star
DSS2 image of HR4419. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4419 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4419 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4419 is distant 521.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

160.00 pc
521.60 ly
-10 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4419

HR4419 belongs to spectral class K2

0.23
K2
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4419 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4419. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4419 star system properties

HR4419 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4419 double sysyem:

6.25
7.65
1.4
0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4419

SAO138216
SAO138216