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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 14.1°   Azimuth: 12.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3697 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3697 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its faintness, HR3697 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3697

Finder chart HR3697 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3697.

HR3697 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 HR3697 are provided in the following table:

09h 20m 43s
+51° 15’ 57”
Ursa Major
Image of HR3697 star
DSS2 image of HR3697. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3697 during the next 1000 years (-0.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3697


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3697 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3697. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3697 star system properties

HR3697 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3697 double sysyem:

142.1 arcsec

Distance of HR3697 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3697 is distant 94.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

29.00 pc
94.55 ly
-8 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.15 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3697


Visibility of HR3697 from your location

HR3697 is circumpolar and transits at 15:43 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)