HR3979 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
HR3979 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3979 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 HR3979:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3979
HR3979 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3979 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3979 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3979 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3979
The image below is a photograph of HR3979 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 HR3979 is -0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.08 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3979 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3979 is distant 206.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3979
HR3979 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3979 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3979 star system properties
HR3979 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3979 double sysyem: