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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3887

HR3887 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3887 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3887 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 HR3887:

6.22
Sub-giant
HR3887 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3887

HR3887 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 HR3887 are provided in the following table:

09h 45m 55s
-58° 47’ 39”
280.84°
-4.12°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3887 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3887 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3887.

Visibility of HR3887 from your location

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

HR3887 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3887

The image below is a photograph of HR3887 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 HR3887 is -0.123 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3887 star
DSS2 image of HR3887. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3887 during the next 1000 years (-2.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.98 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3887 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3887 is distant 263.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

80.91 pc
263.75 ly
6 km/s
-0.123 arcsec/year
0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3887

HR3887 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.68
F5IV
6576K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3887 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3887. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3887

SAO237321
SAO237321