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HR4085

HR4085 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Sextans.

HR4085 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4085 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 HR4085:

6.32
Main-sequence
HR4085 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4085

HR4085 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 HR4085 are provided in the following table:

10h 24m 13s
+02° 22’ 05”
241.65°
46.96°
Sextans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4085 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4085 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4085.

Visibility of HR4085 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR4085 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.6°
Max altitude: 40.9°
Azimuth: 272.4°
HR4085 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4085

The image below is a photograph of HR4085 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 HR4085 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4085 star
DSS2 image of HR4085. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4085 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4085 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4085 is distant 327.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

100.50 pc
327.64 ly
-14 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4085

HR4085 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.31
G9V
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4085 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4085. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4085 star system properties

HR4085 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4085 double sysyem:

6.32
6.62
0.3
212.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4085

SAO118278
SAO118278