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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

4 Tauri

Below the horizon.  Rise: 3:45 | Tran: 10:41 | Set: 17:37
Altitude: -8.0°   Azimuth: 60.3°   Direction: East-North-East

4 Tauri is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Taurus.

4 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its faintness, 4 Tauri 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 4 Tauri

Finder chart 4 Tauri star
Simplified finder chart for 4 Tauri.

4 Tauri is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 4 Tauri are provided in the following table:

03h 30m 24s
+11° 20’ 11”
Image of 4 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 4 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 4 Tauri during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 4 Tauri


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 4 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 4 Tauri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 4 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement

4 Tauri is distant 416.88 light years from the Sun

127.88 pc
416.88 ly
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 4 Tauri


Visibility of 4 Tauri from your location

Today's 4 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.7°
Max altitude: 49.9°
Azimuth: 281.3°