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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR3915

Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:51 | Tran: 17:19 | Set: 23:47
Altitude: 44.3°   Azimuth: 186.5°   Direction: South

HR3915 is a giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Sextans.

HR3915 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR3915 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 HR3915

Finder chart HR3915 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3915.

HR3915 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 HR3915 are provided in the following table:

09h 53m 42s
+05° 57’ 29”
231.32°
42.8°
Sextans
Image of HR3915 star
DSS2 image of HR3915. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3915 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3915

5.95
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-2.21
M2III
3568K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3915 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3915. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3915 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3915 is distant 1,399.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

429.18 pc
1,399.14 ly
-1 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3915

SAO117975
SAO117975

Visibility of HR3915 from your location

Today's HR3915 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.0°
Max altitude: 44.5°
Azimuth: 276.0°