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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 23.5°   Azimuth: 302.4°   Direction: West-North-West

HR3701 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3701 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3701 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 HR3701:


HR3701 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 302.4°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3701

HR3701 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 HR3701 are provided in the following table:

09h 20m 59s
+38° 11’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3701 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3701 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3701.

Visibility of HR3701 from your location

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

Today's HR3701 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.8°
Max altitude: 76.7°
Azimuth: 308.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3701

The image below is a photograph of HR3701 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 HR3701 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3701 star
DSS2 image of HR3701. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3701 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3701 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3701 is distant 155.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

47.82 pc
155.91 ly
1 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3701

HR3701 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3701 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3701. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3701 star system properties

HR3701 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3701 double sysyem:

1.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3701