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Altitude: -32.0°   Azimuth: 144.9°   Direction: South-East

HR3622 is a double giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3622 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3622 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 HR3622:


HR3622 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -32.0°
Azimuth: 144.9°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3622

HR3622 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 HR3622 are provided in the following table:

09h 04m 48s
-57° 51’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3622 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3622 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3622.

Visibility of HR3622 from your location

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

HR3622 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3622

The image below is a photograph of HR3622 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 HR3622 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3622 star
DSS2 image of HR3622. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3622 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3622 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3622 is distant 1,101.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

337.84 pc
1,101.35 ly
15 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3622

HR3622 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3622 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3622. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3622 star system properties

HR3622 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3622 double sysyem:

3.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3622