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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3728

HR3728 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3728 visual magnitude is 4.81. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3728 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3728:

4.81
Giant
HR3728 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3728

HR3728 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3728 are provided in the following table:

09h 20m 56s
-62° 24’ 16”
281.06°
-8.85°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3728 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3728 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3728.

Visibility of HR3728 from your location

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

HR3728 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3728

The image below is a photograph of HR3728 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 HR3728 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3728 star
DSS2 image of HR3728. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3728 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3728 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3728 is distant 222.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.

68.26 pc
222.53 ly
51 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3728

HR3728 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.64
G6III
4892K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3728 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3728. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3728

SAO250544
SAO250544