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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR4196

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -26.4°   Azimuth: 186.6°   Direction: South

HR4196 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4196 visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4196 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 HR4196

Finder chart HR4196 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4196.

HR4196 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 HR4196 are provided in the following table:

10h 42m 14s
-64° 27’ 59”
289.56°
-5°
Carina
Image of HR4196 star
DSS2 image of HR4196. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4196 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4196

4.82
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.91
B4V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4196. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4196 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4196 is distant 455.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

139.86 pc
455.94 ly
24 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4196

SAO251078
SAO251078

Visibility of HR4196 from your location

HR4196 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK