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Altitude: -72.7°   Azimuth: 184.3°   Direction: South

HR3712 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3712 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3712 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 HR3712:


HR3712 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -72.7°
Azimuth: 184.3°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3712

HR3712 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 HR3712 are provided in the following table:

09h 17m 17s
-68° 41’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3712 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3712 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3712.

Visibility of HR3712 from your location

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

HR3712 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3712

The image below is a photograph of HR3712 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 HR3712 is -0.109 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3712 star
DSS2 image of HR3712. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3712 during the next 1000 years (-1.82 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3712 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3712 is distant 109.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

33.52 pc
109.29 ly
32 km/s
-0.109 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3712

HR3712 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3712 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3712. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3712

Gl 340.1A