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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: -2.5°   Azimuth: 157.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3677 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3677 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3677 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 HR3677 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3677 star
DSS2 image of HR3677. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3677 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3677


HR3677 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.5°
Azimuth: 157.8°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3677

HR3677 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 HR3677 are provided in the following table:

09h 14m 57s
-37° 36’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3677 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3677 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3677.

Visibility of HR3677 from your location

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

Today's HR3677 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.6°
Max altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 232.4°

Distance of HR3677 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3677 is distant 626.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

192.31 pc
626.92 ly
-2 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3677

HR3677 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3677 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3677. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3677