HR4446 is a giant star in the constellation of Crater.
HR4446 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4446 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 HR4446:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4446
HR4446 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4446 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4446 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4446 from your location
Today's HR4446 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4446
The image below is a photograph of HR4446 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 HR4446 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4446 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4446 is distant 574.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4446
HR4446 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4446 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.