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HR3692

Altitude: -82.6°   Azimuth: 346.8°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3692 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3692 visual magnitude is 5.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3692 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 HR3692 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3692 star
DSS2 image of HR3692. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3692 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3692

5.12
Supergiant

HR3692 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -82.6°
Azimuth: 346.8°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3692

HR3692 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 HR3692 are provided in the following table:

09h 16m 23s
-44° 15’ 56”
267.58°
3.35°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3692 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3692 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3692.

Visibility of HR3692 from your location

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

HR3692 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3692 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3692 is distant 4,024.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

1,234.57 pc
4,024.69 ly
-3 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3692

HR3692 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-5.34
K3I
3555K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3692 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3692. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3692

SAO221014
SAO221014