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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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HR3603

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 11.14°   Az: 347.70°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3603 is a bright giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3603 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR3603 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR3603 star
DSS2 image of HR3603. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3603 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

09h 07m 05s
+48° 25’ 51”
10h 46m 33s
19h 53m 38s

J2000

09h 05m 24s
+48° 31’ 49”

Galactic Coordinates

170.76°
41.83°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3603 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3603.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.95
Bright giant

0.81
F6II
6625K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3603 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3603. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3603 is distant 347.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

106.72
347.92
-6 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/y
-0.016"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO42682
SAO42682

Visibility from Your Location

HR3603 is circumpolar and transits at 13:11 UTC (altitude: 87.0°)