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HR3969

HR3969 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo.

HR3969 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3969 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 HR3969:

6.37
Main-sequence
HR3969 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 39°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3969

HR3969 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 HR3969 are provided in the following table:

10h 05m 40s
+15° 45’ 27”
220.74°
49.99°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3969 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3969 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3969.

Visibility of HR3969 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR3969 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.2°
Max altitude: 54.3°
Azimuth: 285.8°
HR3969 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3969

The image below is a photograph of HR3969 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 HR3969 is -0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3969 star
DSS2 image of HR3969. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3969 during the next 10000 years (-13.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3969 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3969 is distant 371.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

114.03 pc
371.72 ly
12 km/s
-0.078 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3969

HR3969 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.08
F2V
7044K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3969 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3969. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3969

SAO98944
SAO98944