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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: -17.2°   Azimuth: 43.8°   Direction: North-East

HR3882 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Leo.

HR3882 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3882 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 HR3882:


HR3882 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.2°
Azimuth: 43.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3882

HR3882 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 HR3882 are provided in the following table:

09h 47m 33s
+11° 25’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3882 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3882 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3882.

Visibility of HR3882 from your location

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

Today's HR3882 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.6°
Max altitude: 49.9°
Azimuth: 281.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3882

The image below is a photograph of HR3882 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 HR3882 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3882 star
DSS2 image of HR3882. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3882 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR3882

HR3882 belongs to spectral class M8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


Alternative designations of HR3882