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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: 46.3°   Azimuth: 266.4°   Direction: West

HR3620 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3620 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3620 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 HR3620:


HR3620 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.3°
Azimuth: 266.4°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3620

HR3620 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 HR3620 are provided in the following table:

09h 08m 04s
+32° 32’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3620 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3620 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3620.

Visibility of HR3620 from your location

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

Today's HR3620 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.5°
Max altitude: 71.1°
Azimuth: 302.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3620

The image below is a photograph of HR3620 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 HR3620 is -0.084 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3620 star
DSS2 image of HR3620. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3620 during the next 10000 years (-14.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3620 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3620 is distant 349.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

107.07 pc
349.04 ly
41 km/s
-0.084 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3620

HR3620 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3620 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3620. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3620