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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -58.20°   Az: 90.09°   Direction: East

HR4941 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4941 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its faintness, HR4941 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR4941 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4941 star
DSS2 image of HR4941. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4941 during the next 10000 years (7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


13h 07m 59s
-41° 43’ 09”
14h 59m 38s
04h 07m 37s


13h 06m 35s
-41° 35’ 18”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4941 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4941.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4941 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4941. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4941 is distant 338.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

103.95 pc
338.88 ly
2 km/s
0.046 arcsec/y
-0.017 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4941 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK