We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. Learn more.
Keep TheSkyLive Ad-Free! Donate Now!
public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Carina » 

HR4140

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -39.13°   Az: 216.64°   Direction: South-West

HR4140 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4140 visual magnitude is 3.32. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4140 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR4140 star
DSS2 image of HR4140. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4140 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 32m 54s
-61° 48’ 43”
05h 14m 06s
15h 47m 00s

J2000

10h 32m 01s
-61° 41’ 07”

Galactic Coordinates

287.18°
-3.15°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4140 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4140.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

3.32
Main-sequence

-2.60
B4V
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4140 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4140. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4140 is distant 496.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

152.44
496.95
26 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/y
0.009"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO251006
SAO251006

Visibility from Your Location

HR4140 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK