HR4503 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4503 visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4503 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 HR4503:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4503
HR4503 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 HR4503 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4503 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4503 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4503
The image below is a photograph of HR4503 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 HR4503 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4503 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4503 is distant 429.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4503
HR4503 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4503 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4503 star system properties
HR4503 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4503 double sysyem: