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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 68.6°   Azimuth: 274.9°   Direction: West

HR3854 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3854 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3854 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 HR3854:


HR3854 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 68.6°
Azimuth: 274.9°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3854

HR3854 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3854 are provided in the following table:

09h 42m 43s
+48° 25’ 51”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3854 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3854 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3854.

Visibility of HR3854 from your location

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

HR3854 is circumpolar and transits at 04:39 UTC (altitude: 87.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3854

The image below is a photograph of HR3854 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 HR3854 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3854 star
DSS2 image of HR3854. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3854 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3854 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3854 is distant 435.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

133.51 pc
435.25 ly
-8 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3854

HR3854 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3854 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3854. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3854