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Altitude: -15.0°   Azimuth: 157.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4111 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4111 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4111 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 HR4111 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4111 star
DSS2 image of HR4111. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4111 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4111


HR4111 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.0°
Azimuth: 157.8°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4111

HR4111 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 HR4111 are provided in the following table:

10h 28m 01s
-49° 24’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4111 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4111 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4111.

Visibility of HR4111 from your location

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

HR4111 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4111 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4111 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 90 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
90 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4111

HR4111 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4111 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4111. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4111