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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:43  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:24


HR4034 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sextans.

HR4034 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4034 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4034:

HR4034 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4034

HR4034 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 HR4034 are provided in the following table:

10h 16m 09s
-11° 12’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4034 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4034 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4034.

Visibility of HR4034 from your location

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

Today's HR4034 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.2°
Max altitude: 27.3°
Azimuth: 258.8°
HR4034 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4034

The image below is a photograph of HR4034 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR4034 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4034 star
DSS2 image of HR4034. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4034 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4034 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4034 is distant 641.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

196.85 pc
641.73 ly
32 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4034

HR4034 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4034 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4034. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4034