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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -78.7°   Azimuth: 221.2°   Direction: South-West

HR4177 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4177 visual magnitude is 4.66. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4177 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4177

Finder chart HR4177 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4177.

HR4177 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 HR4177 are provided in the following table:

10h 38m 45s
-59° 10’ 59”
Image of HR4177 star
DSS2 image of HR4177. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4177 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4177


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4177 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4177. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4177 star system properties

HR4177 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4177 double sysyem:

14.6 arcsec

Distance of HR4177 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4177 is distant 1,852.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

568.18 pc
1,852.27 ly
11 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4177


Visibility of HR4177 from your location

HR4177 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom