HR4049 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.
HR4049 visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4049 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 HR4049:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4049
HR4049 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4049 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4049 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4049 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4049
The image below is a photograph of HR4049 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 HR4049 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4049 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4049 is distant 2,173.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4049
HR4049 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4049 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.