HR3878 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.
HR3878 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3878 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 HR3878:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3878
HR3878 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 HR3878 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3878 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3878 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3878
The image below is a photograph of HR3878 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 HR3878 is -0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3878 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3878 is distant 8,358.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3878
HR3878 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3878 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.