HR4196 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4196 visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4196 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4196:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4196 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4196 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4196
The image below is a photograph of HR4196 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 HR4196 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR4196
HR4196 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.