HR4451 is a giant star in the constellation of Crater.
HR4451 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4451 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 HR4451:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4451
HR4451 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 HR4451 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4451 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4451 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4451
The image below is a photograph of HR4451 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 HR4451 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4451 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4451 is distant 400.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4451
HR4451 belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4451 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.