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Altitude: -17.3°   Azimuth: 178.4°   Direction: South

HR3629 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3629 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3629 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 HR3629 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3629 star
DSS2 image of HR3629. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3629 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3629


HR3629 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.3°
Azimuth: 178.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3629

HR3629 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 HR3629 are provided in the following table:

09h 06m 33s
-55° 48’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3629 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3629 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3629.

Visibility of HR3629 from your location

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

HR3629 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3629 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3629 is distant 1,185.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

363.64 pc
1,185.45 ly
29 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3629

HR3629 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3629 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3629. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3629