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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -79.1°   Azimuth: 184.2°   Direction: South

HR3663 is a giant star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3663 visual magnitude is 3.97. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3663 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3663

Finder chart HR3663 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3663.

HR3663 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 HR3663 are provided in the following table:

09h 11m 16s
-62° 19’ 01”
Image of HR3663 star
DSS2 image of HR3663. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3663 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3663


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3663 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3663. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3663 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3663 is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
18 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3663


Visibility of HR3663 from your location

HR3663 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom