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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR4198

Altitude: -20.9°   Azimuth: 185.1°   Direction: South

HR4198 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4198 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4198 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 HR4198 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4198 star
DSS2 image of HR4198. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4198 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4198

5.38
Supergiant

HR4198 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -20.9°
Azimuth: 185.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4198

HR4198 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 HR4198 are provided in the following table:

10h 42m 40s
-59° 12’ 56”
287.11°
-0.36°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4198 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4198 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4198.

Visibility of HR4198 from your location

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

HR4198 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Distance of HR4198 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4198 is distant 6,791.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

2,083.33 pc
6,791.67 ly
-2 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4198

HR4198 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-6.21
B2I
7726K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4198. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4198

SAO238379
SAO238379