HR3812 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.
HR3812 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3812 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 HR3812:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3812
HR3812 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3812 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3812 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3812 from your location
HR3812 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3812
The image below is a photograph of HR3812 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 HR3812 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3812 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3812 is distant 237.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3812
HR3812 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3812 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3812 star system properties
HR3812 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3812 double sysyem: