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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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HR4071

Altitude: 10.7°   Azimuth: 206.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4071 is a star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4071 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4071 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 HR4071 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4071 star
DSS2 image of HR4071. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4071 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4071

6.5

HR4071 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.7°
Azimuth: 206.7°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4071

HR4071 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 HR4071 are provided in the following table:

10h 21m 28s
-23° 42’ 38”
263.97°
27.59°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4071 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4071 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4071.

Visibility of HR4071 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 HR4071 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: 113.7°
Max altitude: 14.8°
Azimuth: 246.3°

Distance of HR4071 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4071 is distant 373.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

114.55 pc
373.42 ly
13 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4071

HR4071 belongs to spectral class A3

1.21
A3
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4071 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4071. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4071

SAO178721
SAO178721