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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR4445

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:57 | Tran: 18:18 | Set: 21:40
Altitude: -17.5°   Azimuth: 248.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR4445 is a giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4445 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR4445 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4445

Finder chart HR4445 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4445.

HR4445 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4445 are provided in the following table:

11h 32m 23s
-26° 44’ 48”
281.86°
32.87°
Hydra
Image of HR4445 star
DSS2 image of HR4445. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4445 during the next 10000 years (-13.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4445

6.16
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.58
M1III
3568K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4445 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4445. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4445 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4445 is distant 727.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

223.21 pc
727.68 ly
35 km/s
-0.079 arcsec/year
0.033 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4445

SAO179969
SAO179969

Visibility of HR4445 from your location

Today's HR4445 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.7°
Max altitude: 11.8°
Azimuth: 243.3°