HR4228 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR4228 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4228 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 HR4228:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4228
HR4228 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 HR4228 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4228 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4228 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4228 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4228
The image below is a photograph of HR4228 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 HR4228 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4228 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4228 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4228
HR4228 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4228 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.