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HR4206 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR4206 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4206 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4206:

HR4206 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4206

HR4206 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4206 are provided in the following table:

10h 41m 51s
-79° 46’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4206 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4206 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4206.

Visibility of HR4206 from your location

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

HR4206 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4206

The image below is a photograph of HR4206 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 HR4206 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4206 star
DSS2 image of HR4206. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4206 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4206 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4206 is distant 1,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

306.75 pc
1,000.00 ly
18 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4206

HR4206 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4206 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4206. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4206