HR3864 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3864 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3864 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 HR3864:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3864
HR3864 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3864 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3864 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3864 from your location
HR3864 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3864
The image below is a photograph of HR3864 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 HR3864 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3864 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3864 is distant 362.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3864
HR3864 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3864 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.