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Altitude: -76.9°   Azimuth: 307.8°   Direction: North-West

HR4093 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4093 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4093 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 HR4093 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4093 star
DSS2 image of HR4093. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4093 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4093


HR4093 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.9°
Azimuth: 307.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4093

HR4093 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4093 are provided in the following table:

10h 25m 17s
-42° 28’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4093 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4093 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4093.

Visibility of HR4093 from your location

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

HR4093 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4093 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4093 is distant 586.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

179.86 pc
586.33 ly
-5 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4093

HR4093 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4093 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4093. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4093