HR3901 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sextans.
HR3901 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3901 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 HR3901:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3901
HR3901 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3901 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3901 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3901 from your location
Today's HR3901 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3901
The image below is a photograph of HR3901 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 HR3901 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3901 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3901 is distant 145.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3901
HR3901 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3901 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.