HR3988 is a star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3988 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3988 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 HR3988:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3988
HR3988 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 HR3988 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3988 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3988 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3988 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 HR3988
The image below is a photograph of HR3988 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 HR3988 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3988 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3988 is distant 259.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3988
HR3988 belongs to spectral class A5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3988 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.