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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: -65.0°   Azimuth: 64.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR4029 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.

HR4029 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4029 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 HR4029 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4029 star
DSS2 image of HR4029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4029 during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4029


HR4029 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -65.0°
Azimuth: 64.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4029

HR4029 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 HR4029 are provided in the following table:

10h 15m 20s
-36° 31’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4029 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4029.

Visibility of HR4029 from your location

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

Today's HR4029 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.5°
Max altitude: 2.0°
Azimuth: 233.5°

Distance of HR4029 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4029 is distant 367.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

112.61 pc
367.12 ly
27 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4029

HR4029 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4029 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4029