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HR3672

Altitude: -78.5°   Azimuth: 55.7°   Direction: North-East

HR3672 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3672 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3672 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 HR3672 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3672 star
DSS2 image of HR3672. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3672 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3672

5.85
Sub-giant

HR3672 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -78.5°
Azimuth: 55.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3672

HR3672 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 HR3672 are provided in the following table:

09h 14m 08s
-44° 08’ 44”
267.21°
3.14°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3672 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3672 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3672.

Visibility of HR3672 from your location

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

HR3672 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3672 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3672 is distant 520.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

159.74 pc
520.77 ly
22 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3672

HR3672 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.17
B5IV
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3672 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3672. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3672

SAO220972
SAO220972