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Altitude: -74.7°   Azimuth: 113.8°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3717 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3717 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3717 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 HR3717 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3717 star
DSS2 image of HR3717. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3717 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3717


HR3717 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -74.7°
Azimuth: 113.8°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3717

HR3717 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 HR3717 are provided in the following table:

09h 19m 32s
-55° 11’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3717 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3717 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3717.

Visibility of HR3717 from your location

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

HR3717 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3717 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3717 is distant 3,431.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

1,052.63 pc
3,431.58 ly
13 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3717

HR3717 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3717 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3717. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3717