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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 28.4°   Azimuth: 10.5°   Direction: North

HR3885 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A9 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3885 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its faintness, HR3885 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 HR3885

Finder chart HR3885 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3885.

HR3885 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3885 are provided in the following table:

09h 50m 23s
+65° 35’ 35”
Ursa Major
Image of HR3885 star
DSS2 image of HR3885. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3885 during the next 10000 years (-8.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3885


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3885 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3885. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3885 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3885 is distant 306.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

93.90 pc
306.10 ly
-7 km/s
-0.052 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3885


Visibility of HR3885 from your location

HR3885 is circumpolar and transits at 15:45 UTC (altitude: 75.9°)