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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:37  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:55 south
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Altitude: -33.0°   Azimuth: 279.5°   Direction: West

HR4076 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4076 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4076 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 HR4076:


HR4076 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -33.0°
Azimuth: 279.5°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4076

HR4076 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 HR4076 are provided in the following table:

10h 22m 12s
-19° 52’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4076 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4076 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4076.

Visibility of HR4076 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 HR4076 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: 109.9°
Max altitude: 18.7°
Azimuth: 250.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4076

The image below is a photograph of HR4076 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 HR4076 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4076 star
DSS2 image of HR4076. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4076 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4076 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4076 is distant 704.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

215.98 pc
704.10 ly
11 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4076

HR4076 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4076 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4076. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4076