HR3958 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3958 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3958 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 HR3958:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3958
HR3958 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3958 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3958 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3958 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3958 is circumpolar and transits at 21:56 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3958
The image below is a photograph of HR3958 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 HR3958 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3958 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3958 is distant 329.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3958
HR3958 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3958 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.