HR4073 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR4073 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4073 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 HR4073:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4073
HR4073 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 HR4073 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4073 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4073 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4073
The image below is a photograph of HR4073 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 HR4073 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4073 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4073 is distant 425.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4073
HR4073 belongs to spectral class A0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4073 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4073 star system properties
HR4073 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4073 double sysyem: