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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?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -69.3°   Azimuth: 232.7°   Direction: South-West

HR4043 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4043 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its faintness, HR4043 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 HR4043

Finder chart HR4043 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4043.

HR4043 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 HR4043 are provided in the following table:

10h 16m 03s
-59° 54’ 11”
Image of HR4043 star
DSS2 image of HR4043. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4043 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4043


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4043 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4043. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4043 star system properties

HR4043 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4043 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Distance of HR4043 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4043 is distant 270.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

82.85 pc
270.09 ly
18 km/s
-0.047 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4043


Visibility of HR4043 from your location

HR4043 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom