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HR4134

Altitude: -22.2°   Azimuth: 152.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4134 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4134 visual magnitude is 4.89. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4134 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4134 is -0.418 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.205 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4134 star
DSS2 image of HR4134. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4134 during the next 1000 years (-6.97 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.42 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4134

4.89
Main-sequence

HR4134 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.2°
Azimuth: 152.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4134

HR4134 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 HR4134 are provided in the following table:

10h 31m 21s
-53° 42’ 56”
283.04°
3.66°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4134 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4134 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4134.

Visibility of HR4134 from your location

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

HR4134 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4134 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4134 is distant 71.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

21.87 pc
71.30 ly
20 km/s
-0.418 arcsec/year
0.205 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4134

HR4134 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.19
F6V
6389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4134 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4134. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4134 star system properties

HR4134 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4134 double sysyem:

4.89
8.39
3.5
46.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4134

SAO238146
SAO238146
Gl 397.2