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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 53.5°   Azimuth: 342.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3847 is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR3847 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR3847 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR3847 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR3847 star
DSS2 image of HR3847. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3847 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

09h 50m 05s
+79° 01’ 18”
04h 47m 23s

J2000 Coordinates

09h 47m 17s
+79° 08’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3847 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3847.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3847 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3847. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3847 is distant 416.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

127.71 pc
416.35 ly
-7 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/y
-0.021 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR3847 is circumpolar and transits at 14:19 UTC (altitude: 62.3°)