HR3986 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3986 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3986 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 HR3986:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3986
HR3986 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 HR3986 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3986 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3986 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3986 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 HR3986
The image below is a photograph of HR3986 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 HR3986 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3986 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3986 is distant 578.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3986
HR3986 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3986 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.