HR3686 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3686 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3686 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3686:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3686
HR3686 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3686 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3686 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3686 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3686 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3686
The image below is a photograph of HR3686 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR3686 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3686 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3686 is distant 504.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3686
HR3686 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3686 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3686 star system properties
HR3686 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3686 double sysyem: