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HR3674

Altitude: -81.6°   Azimuth: 11.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3674 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3674 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3674 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 HR3674 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3674 star
DSS2 image of HR3674. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3674 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3674

5.25
Main-sequence

HR3674 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.6°
Azimuth: 11.7°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3674

HR3674 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 HR3674 are provided in the following table:

09h 14m 24s
-43° 13’ 38”
266.58°
3.81°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3674 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3674 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3674.

Visibility of HR3674 from your location

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

HR3674 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3674 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3674 is distant 556.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

170.65 pc
556.31 ly
15 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3674

HR3674 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.91
B4V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3674 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3674. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3674 star system properties

HR3674 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 HR3674 double sysyem:

5.25
9.35
4.1
5.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3674

SAO220978
SAO220978