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Altitude: -30.1°   Azimuth: 209.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4276 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR4276 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4276 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 HR4276:


HR4276 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.1°
Azimuth: 209.0°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4276

HR4276 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 HR4276 are provided in the following table:

10h 57m 48s
-59° 43’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4276.

Visibility of HR4276 from your location

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

HR4276 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4276

The image below is a photograph of HR4276 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 HR4276 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4276 star
DSS2 image of HR4276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4276 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4276 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
0.007 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4276

HR4276 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4276 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4276