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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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HR3696

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -19.4°   Azimuth: 186.1°   Direction: South

HR3696 is a variable giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3696 visual magnitude is 4.34. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3696 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3696

Finder chart HR3696 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3696.

HR3696 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 HR3696 are provided in the following table:

09h 16m 12s
-57° 32’ 29”
277.12°
-5.89°
Carina
Image of HR3696 star
DSS2 image of HR3696. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3696 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3696

4.34
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.74
M1III
3608K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3696 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3696. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

164.47 pc
536.18 ly
-5 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3696

SAO236787
SAO236787

Visibility of HR3696 from your location

HR3696 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK