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Altitude: -10.8°   Azimuth: 216.5°   Direction: South-West

HR3844 is a double star in the constellation of Antlia.

HR3844 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3844 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 HR3844 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.062 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3844 star
DSS2 image of HR3844. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3844 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3844


HR3844 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -10.8°
Azimuth: 216.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3844

HR3844 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 HR3844 are provided in the following table:

09h 38m 40s
-39° 36’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3844 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3844 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3844.

Visibility of HR3844 from your location

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

HR3844 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3844 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3844 is distant 132.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

40.55 pc
132.20 ly
2 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.062 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3844

HR3844 belongs to spectral class F5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3844 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3844. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3844 star system properties

HR3844 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3844 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3844