HR3977 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3977 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3977 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 HR3977:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3977
HR3977 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 HR3977 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3977 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3977 from your location
Today's HR3977 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 HR3977
The image below is a photograph of HR3977 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 HR3977 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3977 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3977 is distant 343.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3977
HR3977 belongs to spectral class K7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3977 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.