HR4553 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4553 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4553 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 HR4553:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4553
HR4553 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 HR4553 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4553 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4553 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4553 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 HR4553
The image below is a photograph of HR4553 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 HR4553 is -0.079 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4553 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4553 is distant 246.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4553
HR4553 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4553 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.