HR3968 is a giant star in the constellation of Antlia.
HR3968 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3968 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 HR3968:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3968
HR3968 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 HR3968 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3968 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3968 from your location
HR3968 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3968
The image below is a photograph of HR3968 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 HR3968 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3968 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3968 is distant 636.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3968
HR3968 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3968 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.