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HR3876

HR3876 is a giant star in the constellation of Leo.

HR3876 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3876 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 HR3876:

5.79
Giant
HR3876 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3876

HR3876 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 HR3876 are provided in the following table:

09h 46m 09s
+06° 42’ 30”
229.14°
41.59°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3876 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3876 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3876.

Visibility of HR3876 from your location

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

Today's HR3876 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.3°
Max altitude: 45.2°
Azimuth: 276.7°
HR3876 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3876

The image below is a photograph of HR3876 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 HR3876 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3876 star
DSS2 image of HR3876. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3876 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3876 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3876 is distant 1,041.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

319.49 pc
1,041.53 ly
3 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3876

HR3876 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.73
M1III
3594K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3876 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3876. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3876

SAO117898
SAO117898