HR4046 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR4046 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4046 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 HR4046:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4046
HR4046 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4046 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4046 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4046 from your location
HR4046 is circumpolar and transits at 10:20 UTC (altitude: 86.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4046
The image below is a photograph of HR4046 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 HR4046 is -0.097 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.107 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4046 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4046 is distant 141.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4046
HR4046 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4046 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.