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HR4144 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4144 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4144 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 HR4144:

HR4144 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4144

HR4144 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 HR4144 are provided in the following table:

10h 32m 47s
-58° 40’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4144 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4144 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4144.

Visibility of HR4144 from your location

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

HR4144 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4144

The image below is a photograph of HR4144 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 HR4144 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4144 star
DSS2 image of HR4144. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4144 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4144 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4144 is distant 11,241.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

3,448.28 pc
11,241.38 ly
10 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4144

HR4144 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4144 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4144. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4144