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HR3941

Altitude: -78.9°   Azimuth: 103.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3941 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3941 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3941 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 HR3941 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3941 star
DSS2 image of HR3941. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3941 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3941

6.12
Sub-giant

HR3941 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -78.9°
Azimuth: 103.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3941

HR3941 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 HR3941 are provided in the following table:

09h 57m 10s
-52° 38’ 20”
278.2°
1.66°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3941 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3941 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3941.

Visibility of HR3941 from your location

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

HR3941 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3941 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3941 is distant 3,431.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

1,052.63 pc
3,431.58 ly
19 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3941

HR3941 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-3.99
B3IV
12103K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3941 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3941. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3941

SAO237526
SAO237526