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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -84.3°   Azimuth: 185.2°   Direction: South

HR3883 is a variable giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3883 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its faintness, HR3883 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3883

Finder chart HR3883 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3883.

HR3883 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3883 are provided in the following table:

09h 45m 40s
-57° 11’ 08”
Image of HR3883 star
DSS2 image of HR3883. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3883 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3883


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3883 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3883. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3883 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3883 is distant 869.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

266.67 pc
869.33 ly
11 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3883


Visibility of HR3883 from your location

HR3883 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom