HR3863 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3863 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3863 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 HR3863:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3863 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3863 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3863
The image below is a photograph of HR3863 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 HR3863 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3863
HR3863 belongs to spectral class A3 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.
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: