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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 35.0°   Azimuth: 354.6°   Direction: North

HR4016 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR4016 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4016 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4016 is -0.056 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.

Image of HR4016 star
DSS2 image of HR4016. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4016 during the next 10000 years (-9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4016


HR4016 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 35.0°
Azimuth: 354.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4016

HR4016 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4016 are provided in the following table:

10h 18m 01s
+73° 04’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4016 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4016 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4016.

Visibility of HR4016 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4016 is circumpolar and transits at 23:29 UTC (altitude: 68.4°)

Distance of HR4016 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4016 is distant 203.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

62.34 pc
203.24 ly
16 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
-0.079 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4016

HR4016 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4016 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4016. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4016