HR3809 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3809 visual magnitude is 4.81. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3809 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3809:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3809
HR3809 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 HR3809 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3809 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3809 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3809 is circumpolar and transits at 21:30 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3809
The image below is a photograph of HR3809 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 HR3809 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3809 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3809 is distant 229.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3809
HR3809 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3809 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.