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HR4429

Altitude: 50.3°   Azimuth: 346.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4429 is a variable star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR4429 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4429 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 HR4429:

6.15

HR4429 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 50.3°
Azimuth: 346.0°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4429

HR4429 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4429 are provided in the following table:

11h 31m 50s
+81° 07’ 37”
126.62°
35.42°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4429 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4429 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4429.

Visibility of HR4429 from your location

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

HR4429 is circumpolar and transits at 18:12 UTC (altitude: 60.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4429

The image below is a photograph of HR4429 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 HR4429 is -0.149 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4429 star
DSS2 image of HR4429. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4429 during the next 1000 years (-2.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.53 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4429 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4429 is distant 194.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

59.81 pc
194.98 ly
3 km/s
-0.149 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4429

HR4429 belongs to spectral class A2

2.27
A2
7866K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4429 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4429. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4429

SAO1884
SAO1884