HR3963 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3963 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3963 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 HR3963:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3963
HR3963 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 HR3963 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3963 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3963 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3963
The image below is a photograph of HR3963 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 HR3963 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.
Distance of HR3963 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3963 is distant 477.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3963
HR3963 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3963 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3963 star system properties
HR3963 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3963 double sysyem: