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Altitude: -77.4°   Azimuth: 96.0°   Direction: East

HR3703 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3703 visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3703 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3703 is -0.023 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 HR3703 star
DSS2 image of HR3703. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3703 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3703


HR3703 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -77.4°
Azimuth: 96.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3703

HR3703 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 HR3703 are provided in the following table:

09h 18m 05s
-51° 03’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3703 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3703 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3703.

Visibility of HR3703 from your location

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

HR3703 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3703 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3703 is distant 430.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.

132.10 pc
430.65 ly
57 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3703

HR3703 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3703 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3703. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3703