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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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ψ4 Aurigae (psi4 Aurigae)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 23.38°   Az: 46.93°   Direction: North-East

ψ4 Aurigae is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Auriga.

ψ4 Aurigae visual magnitude is 5.02. Because of its faintness, ψ4 Aurigae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of ψ4 Aurigae (psi4 Aurigae) star
DSS2 image of ψ4 Aurigae. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ4 Aurigae during the next 10000 years (-7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 44m 52s
+44° 29’ 54”
16h 40m 14s
23h 25m 06s

J2000

06h 43m 05s
+44° 31’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates

171.18°
17.26°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ4 Aurigae (psi4 Aurigae) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ4 Aurigae (psi4 Aurigae).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.02
Giant

0.16
K5III
3824K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ4 Aurigae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ4 Aurigae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ4 Aurigae is distant 305.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 73 kilometers per second.

93.81
305.82
-73 km/s
-0.042 arcsec/y
-0.028"/y

Alternative Designations

ψ4 Aurigae
(psi4 Aurigae)
SAO41288
SAO41288

Visibility from Your Location

ψ4 Aurigae (psi4 Aurigae) is circumpolar and transits at 10:30 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)