HR3869 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Leo.
HR3869 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3869 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 HR3869:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3869
HR3869 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3869 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3869 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3869 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3869
The image below is a photograph of HR3869 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 HR3869 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3869 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3869 is distant 464.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3869
HR3869 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3869 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3869 star system properties
HR3869 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 HR3869 double sysyem: