HR3884 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3884 visual magnitude is 3.69. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3884 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3884:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3884
HR3884 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 HR3884 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3884 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3884 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3884 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3884
The image below is a photograph of HR3884 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 HR3884 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3884 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3884 is distant 1,509.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3884
HR3884 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.