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HR3910

Altitude: -83.9°   Azimuth: 328.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3910 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3910 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3910 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3910 is -0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3910 star
DSS2 image of HR3910. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3910 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3910

5.62
Giant

HR3910 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -83.9°
Azimuth: 328.0°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3910

HR3910 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3910 are provided in the following table:

09h 51m 19s
-46° 11’ 38”
273.43°
6.1°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3910 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3910 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3910.

Visibility of HR3910 from your location

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

HR3910 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3910 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3910 is distant 334.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

102.67 pc
334.70 ly
18 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/year
0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3910

HR3910 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.56
K2III
4368K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3910 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3910. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3910

SAO221547
SAO221547