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Altitude: -44.7°   Azimuth: 220.1°   Direction: South-West

HR3914 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3914 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3914 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 HR3914:


HR3914 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -44.7°
Azimuth: 220.1°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3914

HR3914 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 HR3914 are provided in the following table:

09h 50m 55s
-62° 44’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3914 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3914 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3914.

Visibility of HR3914 from your location

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

HR3914 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3914

The image below is a photograph of HR3914 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 HR3914 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3914 star
DSS2 image of HR3914. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3914 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3914 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3914 is distant 958.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

294.12 pc
958.82 ly
12 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3914

HR3914 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3914 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3914. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3914