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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


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:

HR3884 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

09h 45m 14s
-62° 30’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3884 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3884 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3884.

Visibility of HR3884 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR3884 star
DSS2 image of HR3884. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3884 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

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.

462.96 pc
1,509.26 ly
3 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3884. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3884