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HR3697

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

HR3697 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3697 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3697:

6.13
Main-sequence
HR3697 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
166.6°
43.9°
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3697 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3697 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3697.

Visibility of HR3697 from your location

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

HR3697 is circumpolar and transits at 09:21 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3697

The image below is a photograph of HR3697 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 HR3697 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.15 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR3697

HR3697 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.82
F3V
6776K

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:

6.13
10.13
4
142.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3697

SAO27215
SAO27215