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HR3614

Altitude: -9.6°   Azimuth: 168.9°   Direction: South

HR3614 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3614 visual magnitude is 3.75. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3614 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3614 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3614 star
DSS2 image of HR3614. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3614 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3614

3.75
Giant

HR3614 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.6°
Azimuth: 168.9°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3614

HR3614 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 HR3614 are provided in the following table:

09h 04m 09s
-47° 05’ 52”
268.2°
-0.14°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3614 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3614 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3614.

Visibility of HR3614 from your location

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

HR3614 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3614 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3614 is distant 309.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

94.79 pc
309.00 ly
24 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3614

HR3614 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.13
K2III
4309K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3614 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3614. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3614

SAO220803
SAO220803