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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:29 | Tran: 18:14 | Set: 2:02
Altitude: 18.2°   Azimuth: 80.9°   Direction: East

HR4197 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Leo.

HR4197 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its faintness, HR4197 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4197

Finder chart HR4197 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4197.

HR4197 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4197 are provided in the following table:

10h 44m 14s
+19° 45’ 30”
Image of HR4197 star
DSS2 image of HR4197. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4197 during the next 1000 years (-1.93 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.43 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4197


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4197 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4197. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4197 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4197 is distant 212.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

65.06 pc
212.10 ly
5 km/s
-0.116 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4197


Visibility of HR4197 from your location

Today's HR4197 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.2°
Max altitude: 58.3°
Azimuth: 289.8°