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Altitude: -83.1°   Azimuth: 335.9°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4135 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4135 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4135 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 HR4135 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4135 star
DSS2 image of HR4135. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4135 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4135

Bright giant

HR4135 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -83.1°
Azimuth: 335.9°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4135

HR4135 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 HR4135 are provided in the following table:

10h 31m 57s
-45° 04’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4135 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4135 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4135.

Visibility of HR4135 from your location

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

HR4135 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4135 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4135 is distant 463.07 light years from the Sun

142.05 pc
463.07 ly
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4135

HR4135 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4135 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4135. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4135 star system properties

HR4135 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4135 double sysyem:

13.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4135