HR4469 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4469 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4469 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 HR4469:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4469
HR4469 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 HR4469 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4469 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4469 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4469 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 HR4469
The image below is a photograph of HR4469 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 HR4469 is 0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4469 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4469 is distant 352.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4469
HR4469 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4469 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4469 star system properties
HR4469 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4469 double sysyem: