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Altitude: -83.8°   Azimuth: 126.8°   Direction: South-East

HR4107 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4107 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4107 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 HR4107 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4107 star
DSS2 image of HR4107. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4107 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4107

Bright giant

HR4107 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -83.8°
Azimuth: 126.8°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4107

HR4107 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 HR4107 are provided in the following table:

10h 26m 48s
-54° 52’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4107 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4107 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4107.

Visibility of HR4107 from your location

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

HR4107 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4107 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4107 is distant 1,598.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

490.20 pc
1,598.04 ly
6 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4107

HR4107 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4107 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4107. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4107