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Altitude: -76.5°   Azimuth: 18.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3682 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3682 visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3682 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3682 is -0.068 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 HR3682 star
DSS2 image of HR3682. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3682 during the next 10000 years (-11.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3682


HR3682 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.5°
Azimuth: 18.5°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3682

HR3682 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 HR3682 are provided in the following table:

09h 15m 36s
-38° 34’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3682 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3682 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3682.

Visibility of HR3682 from your location

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

HR3682 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3682 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3682 is distant 224.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

69.01 pc
224.98 ly
2 km/s
-0.068 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3682

HR3682 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3682 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3682. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3682