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Altitude: -26.9°   Azimuth: 186.0°   Direction: South

HR3841 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3841 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3841 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3841 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3841 star
DSS2 image of HR3841. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3841 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3841


HR3841 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.9°
Azimuth: 186.0°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3841

HR3841 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3841 are provided in the following table:

09h 36m 05s
-64° 57’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3841 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3841 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3841.

Visibility of HR3841 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3841 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3841 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3841 is distant 270.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

83.06 pc
270.76 ly
16 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3841

HR3841 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3841 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3841. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3841