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HR3993

HR3993 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Leo Minor.

HR3993 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3993 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 HR3993:

5.85
Giant
HR3993 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 66°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3993

HR3993 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 HR3993 are provided in the following table:

10h 11m 12s
+37° 24’ 06”
185.68°
54.9°
Leo Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3993 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3993 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3993.

Visibility of HR3993 from your location

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

Today's HR3993 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.6°
Max altitude: 75.9°
Azimuth: 307.4°
HR3993 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3993

The image below is a photograph of HR3993 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 HR3993 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3993 star
DSS2 image of HR3993. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3993 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3993 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3993 is distant 602.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

184.84 pc
602.59 ly
9 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3993

HR3993 belongs to spectral class K3

-0.48
K3
4139K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3993 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3993. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3993

SAO61914
SAO61914