HR3696 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3696 visual magnitude is 4.34. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3696 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3696:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3696
HR3696 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3696 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3696 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3696 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3696 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3696
The image below is a photograph of HR3696 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 HR3696 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3696 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3696 is distant 536.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3696
HR3696 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3696 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.