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Altitude: -81.2°   Azimuth: 355.4°   Direction: North

HR4175 is a double star in the constellation of Vela.

HR4175 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4175 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 HR4175 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4175 star
DSS2 image of HR4175. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4175 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4175


HR4175 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.2°
Azimuth: 355.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4175

HR4175 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 HR4175 are provided in the following table:

10h 38m 50s
-42° 45’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4175 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4175 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4175.

Visibility of HR4175 from your location

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

HR4175 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4175 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4175 is distant 568.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

174.52 pc
568.94 ly
16 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4175

HR4175 belongs to spectral class A HR4175 is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4175 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4175. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4175 star system properties

HR4175 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4175 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4175