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Altitude: -52.4°   Azimuth: 208.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4213 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4213 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4213 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 HR4213:


HR4213 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -52.4°
Azimuth: 208.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4213

HR4213 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 HR4213 are provided in the following table:

10h 44m 26s
-72° 26’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4213 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4213 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4213.

Visibility of HR4213 from your location

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

HR4213 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4213

The image below is a photograph of HR4213 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 HR4213 is -0.175 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4213 star
DSS2 image of HR4213. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4213 during the next 1000 years (-2.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4213 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4213 is distant 104.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

31.96 pc
104.19 ly
19 km/s
-0.175 arcsec/year
0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4213

HR4213 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4213 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4213. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4213