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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -36.6°   Azimuth: 159.3°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3949 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3949 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR3949 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 HR3949

Finder chart HR3949 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3949.

HR3949 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 HR3949 are provided in the following table:

09h 56m 59s
-69° 06’ 06”
Image of HR3949 star
DSS2 image of HR3949. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3949 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3949


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3949 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3949. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3949 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3949 is distant 1,086.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

333.33 pc
1,086.67 ly
16 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3949


Visibility of HR3949 from your location

HR3949 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom