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Altitude: 73.3°   Azimuth: 89.1°   Direction: East

HR4436 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4436 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4436 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 HR4436 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4436 star
DSS2 image of HR4436. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4436 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4436


HR4436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 73.3°
Azimuth: 89.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4436

HR4436 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4436 are provided in the following table:

11h 31m 10s
+48° 47’ 21”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4436 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4436 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4436.

Visibility of HR4436 from your location

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

HR4436 is circumpolar and transits at 00:53 UTC (altitude: 87.3°)

Distance of HR4436 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4436 is distant 469.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

144.09 pc
469.74 ly
6 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4436

HR4436 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4436 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4436. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4436