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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -77.7°   Azimuth: 129.0°   Direction: South-East

HR3863 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3863 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its faintness, HR3863 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3863

Finder chart HR3863 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3863.

HR3863 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 HR3863 are provided in the following table:

09h 40m 42s
-57° 59’ 00”
Image of HR3863 star
DSS2 image of HR3863. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3863 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3863


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3863 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3863. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3863 star system properties

HR3863 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 HR3863 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Distance of HR3863 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3863 is distant 219.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

67.34 pc
219.53 ly
7 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3863


Visibility of HR3863 from your location

HR3863 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom