HR3966 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3966 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3966 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 HR3966:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3966
HR3966 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3966 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3966 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3966 from your location
HR3966 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3966
The image below is a photograph of HR3966 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 HR3966 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3966 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3966 is distant 3,227.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3966
HR3966 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3966 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.