Your Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now! You'll help cover server costs, enhance the site and keep it ad-free.
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:06 south
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now
All Constellations » Carina » 


HR4211 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4211 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4211 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 HR4211:

HR4211 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4211

HR4211 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 HR4211 are provided in the following table:

10h 44m 19s
-70° 51’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4211 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4211 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4211.

Visibility of HR4211 from your location

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

HR4211 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4211

The image below is a photograph of HR4211 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 HR4211 is -0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4211 star
DSS2 image of HR4211. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4211 during the next 10000 years (-12.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4211 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4211 is distant 345.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

106.04 pc
345.71 ly
10 km/s
-0.075 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4211

HR4211 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4211 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4211. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4211 star system properties

HR4211 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4211 double sysyem:

63 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4211