HR3797 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3797 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3797 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 HR3797:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3797
HR3797 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3797 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3797 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3797 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3797 is circumpolar and transits at 21:10 UTC (altitude: 85.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3797
The image below is a photograph of HR3797 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 HR3797 is -0.062 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3797 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3797 is distant 307.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3797
HR3797 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3797 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.