HR4473 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4473 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4473 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 HR4473:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4473
HR4473 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4473 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4473 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4473 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4473
The image below is a photograph of HR4473 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 HR4473 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4473 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4473 is distant 233.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4473
HR4473 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4473 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.