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HR3985

HR3985 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sextans.

HR3985 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3985 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 HR3985:

6.53
Main-sequence
HR3985 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3985

HR3985 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 HR3985 are provided in the following table:

10h 08m 45s
-10° 53’ 04”
251.36°
35.23°
Sextans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3985 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3985 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3985.

Visibility of HR3985 from your location

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

Today's HR3985 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.9°
Max altitude: 27.6°
Azimuth: 259.1°
HR3985 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3985

The image below is a photograph of HR3985 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 HR3985 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3985 star
DSS2 image of HR3985. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3985 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3985 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3985 is distant 530.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

162.87 pc
530.94 ly
-9 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3985

HR3985 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.47
A2V
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3985 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3985. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3985

SAO155765
SAO155765