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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -74.3°   Azimuth: 129.6°   Direction: South-East

HR3673 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3673 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3673 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 HR3673 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3673 star
DSS2 image of HR3673. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3673 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3673

Bright giant

HR3673 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -74.3°
Azimuth: 129.6°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3673

HR3673 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 HR3673 are provided in the following table:

09h 12m 55s
-59° 24’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3673 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3673 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3673.

Visibility of HR3673 from your location

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

HR3673 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3673 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3673 is distant 474.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

145.56 pc
474.53 ly
16 km/s

Spectral properties of HR3673

HR3673 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3673 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3673. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3673