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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:45 | Tran: 18:27 | Set: 21:09
Altitude: -32.5°   Azimuth: 100.5°   Direction: East

HR4449 is a variable giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4449 visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its faintness, HR4449 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 HR4449

Finder chart HR4449 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4449.

HR4449 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 HR4449 are provided in the following table:

11h 32m 54s
-31° 05’ 13”
Image of HR4449 star
DSS2 image of HR4449. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4449 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4449


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4449 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4449. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4449 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4449 is distant 452.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

138.89 pc
452.78 ly
19 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4449


Visibility of HR4449 from your location

Today's HR4449 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.1°
Max altitude: 7.4°
Azimuth: 238.9°