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HR3698

HR3698 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3698 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3698 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 HR3698:

5.47
Giant
HR3698 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3698

HR3698 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 HR3698 are provided in the following table:

09h 21m 43s
+56° 41’ 57”
159.29°
42.77°
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3698 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3698 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3698.

Visibility of HR3698 from your location

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

HR3698 is circumpolar and transits at 09:22 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3698

The image below is a photograph of HR3698 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 HR3698 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3698 star
DSS2 image of HR3698. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3698 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3698 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3698 is distant 476.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

146.20 pc
476.61 ly
21 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3698

HR3698 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.35
M4III
3635K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3698 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3698. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3698

SAO27219
SAO27219