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Altitude: -70.3°   Azimuth: 60.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3694 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3694 visual magnitude is 5.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3694 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 HR3694 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3694 star
DSS2 image of HR3694. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3694 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3694


HR3694 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -70.3°
Azimuth: 60.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3694

HR3694 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 HR3694 are provided in the following table:

09h 16m 57s
-39° 24’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3694 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3694 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3694.

Visibility of HR3694 from your location

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

HR3694 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3694 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3694 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun

108.93 pc
355.12 ly
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3694

HR3694 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3694 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3694. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3694