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HR3605

Altitude: -17.1°   Azimuth: 160.3°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3605 is a double star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3605 visual magnitude is 5.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3605 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 HR3605 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3605 star
DSS2 image of HR3605. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3605 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3605

5.23

HR3605 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.1°
Azimuth: 160.3°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3605

HR3605 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 HR3605 are provided in the following table:

09h 01m 44s
-52° 11’ 17”
271.75°
-3.81°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3605 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3605 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3605.

Visibility of HR3605 from your location

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

HR3605 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3605 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3605 is distant 437.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

134.05 pc
437.00 ly
32 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3605

HR3605 belongs to spectral class B9

-0.41
B9
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3605 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3605. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3605 star system properties

HR3605 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3605 double sysyem:

5.23
6.43
1.2
0.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3605

SAO236518
SAO236518