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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR4420

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:36 | Tran: 16:21 | Set: 18:07
Alt: -65.79°   Az: 58.52°   Direction: East-North-East

HR4420 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4420 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR4420 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.

Image of HR4420 star
DSS2 image of HR4420. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4420 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 29m 10s
-35° 27’ 50”
13h 41m 44s
01h 10m 54s

J2000

11h 27m 58s
-35° 19’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

284.31°
24.51°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4420 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4420.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.45
Giant

-1.49
K5III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4420 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4420. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

387.60
1,263.57
-18 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
0.012"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO202478
SAO202478

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4420 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.5°
Max altitude: 3.1°
Azimuth: 234.5°