HR3962 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3962 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3962 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 HR3962:
HR3962 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3962
HR3962 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 HR3962 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3962 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3962 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3962 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3962
The image below is a photograph of HR3962 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 HR3962 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3962 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3962 is distant 636.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3962
HR3962 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3962 star system properties
HR3962 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3962 double sysyem: