HR3838 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3838 visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3838 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 HR3838:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3838
HR3838 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3838 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3838 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3838 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3838 is circumpolar and transits at 20:58 UTC (altitude: 72.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3838
The image below is a photograph of HR3838 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 HR3838 is -0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3838 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3838 is distant 478.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3838
HR3838 belongs to spectral class G9
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3838 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.