HR4128 is a double giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4128 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4128 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 HR4128:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4128
HR4128 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4128 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4128 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4128 from your location
HR4128 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4128
The image below is a photograph of HR4128 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 HR4128 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4128 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4128 is distant 810.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4128
HR4128 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4128 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4128 star system properties
HR4128 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4128 double sysyem: