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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR4018

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -76.2°   Azimuth: 224.9°   Direction: South-West

HR4018 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4018 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR4018 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 HR4018

Finder chart HR4018 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4018.

HR4018 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 HR4018 are provided in the following table:

10h 13m 01s
-59° 55’ 05”
284.27°
-2.92°
Carina
Image of HR4018 star
DSS2 image of HR4018. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4018 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4018

6.1
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.81
B4V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4018 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4018. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4018 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4018 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

606.06 pc
1,975.76 ly
-2 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4018

SAO237799
SAO237799

Visibility of HR4018 from your location

HR4018 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK