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HR3602

Altitude: -64.1°   Azimuth: 75.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3602 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3602 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3602 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3602 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3602 star
DSS2 image of HR3602. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3602 during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3602

6.27
Giant

HR3602 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -64.1°
Azimuth: 75.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3602

HR3602 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3602 are provided in the following table:

09h 02m 06s
-39° 24’ 09”
262.19°
4.69°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3602 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3602 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3602.

Visibility of HR3602 from your location

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

HR3602 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3602 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3602 is distant 357.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

109.53 pc
357.06 ly
18 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3602

HR3602 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.07
K1III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3602 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3602. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3602

SAO199902
SAO199902