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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -45.82°   Az: 141.56°   Direction: South-East

HR4120 is a hypergiant star of spectral class M0 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4120 visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its faintness, HR4120 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR4120 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4120 star
DSS2 image of HR4120. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4120 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


10h 29m 41s
-64° 17’ 53”
17h 49m 38s
04h 19m 20s


10h 28m 52s
-64° 10’ 19”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4120 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4120.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4120 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4120. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4120 is distant 3,134.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

961.54 pc
3,134.62 ly
-3 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/y
0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4120 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK