HR3879 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Sextans.
HR3879 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3879 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 HR3879:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3879
HR3879 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 HR3879 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3879 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3879 from your location
Today's HR3879 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3879
The image below is a photograph of HR3879 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 HR3879 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3879 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3879 is distant 273.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3879
HR3879 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3879 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.