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HR4096 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4096 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4096 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 HR4096:

HR4096 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 57°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4096

HR4096 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4096 are provided in the following table:

10h 27m 28s
+41° 36’ 02”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4096 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4096 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4096.

Visibility of HR4096 from your location

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

HR4096 is circumpolar and transits at 10:08 UTC (altitude: 80.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4096

The image below is a photograph of HR4096 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 HR4096 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4096 star
DSS2 image of HR4096. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4096 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4096 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4096 is distant 216.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

66.27 pc
216.04 ly
7 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
-0.076 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4096

HR4096 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4096 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4096. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4096