HR3603 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3603 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3603 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 HR3603:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3603
HR3603 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 HR3603 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3603 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3603 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3603 is circumpolar and transits at 20:57 UTC (altitude: 87.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3603
The image below is a photograph of HR3603 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 HR3603 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3603 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR3603
HR3603 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3603 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.