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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: -57.2°   Azimuth: 38.5°   Direction: North-East

HR4149 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4149 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4149 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 HR4149 is -0.098 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4149 star
DSS2 image of HR4149. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4149 during the next 1000 years (-1.63 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.60 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4149


HR4149 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -57.2°
Azimuth: 38.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4149

HR4149 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4149 are provided in the following table:

10h 34m 57s
-23° 10’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4149 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4149 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4149.

Visibility of HR4149 from your location

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

Today's HR4149 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.2°
Max altitude: 15.3°
Azimuth: 246.8°

Distance of HR4149 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4149 is distant 206.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

63.45 pc
206.85 ly
12 km/s
-0.098 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4149

HR4149 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4149 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4149. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4149