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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -41.90°   Az: 138.94°   Direction: South-East

HR4200 is a variable giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Carina.

HR4200 visual magnitude is 4.57. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4200 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.

HR4200 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4200 star
DSS2 image of HR4200. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4200 during the next 10000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


10h 44m 28s
-60° 41’ 44”
18h 10m 52s
04h 55m 21s


10h 43m 32s
-60° 34’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4200 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4200.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4200 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4200. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4200 is distant 1,065.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

326.80 pc
1,065.36 ly
9 km/s
-0.032 arcsec/y
0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4200 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK