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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -31.3°   Azimuth: 212.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4114 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4114 visual magnitude is 3.82. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4114 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4114:

Bright giant

HR4114 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.3°
Azimuth: 212.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4114

HR4114 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 HR4114 are provided in the following table:

10h 27m 52s
-58° 44’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4114 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4114 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4114.

Visibility of HR4114 from your location

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

HR4114 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4114

The image below is a photograph of HR4114 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 HR4114 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4114 star
DSS2 image of HR4114. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4114 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4114 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4114 is distant 1,041.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

319.49 pc
1,041.53 ly
9 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4114

HR4114 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4114 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4114. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4114