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Altitude: -54.3°   Azimuth: 269.8°   Direction: West

HR4153 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.

HR4153 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4153 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 HR4153:


HR4153 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -54.3°
Azimuth: 269.8°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4153

HR4153 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 HR4153 are provided in the following table:

10h 35m 12s
-39° 33’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4153 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4153.

Visibility of HR4153 from your location

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

HR4153 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4153

The image below is a photograph of HR4153 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 HR4153 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4153 star
DSS2 image of HR4153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4153 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4153 is distant 835.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

256.41 pc
835.90 ly
37 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4153

HR4153 belongs to spectral class N0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4153 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4153