HR4420 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4420 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4420 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 HR4420:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4420
HR4420 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 HR4420 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4420 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4420 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4420
The image below is a photograph of HR4420 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 HR4420 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4420 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4420 is distant 1,263.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4420
HR4420 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4420 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.