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Altitude: -76.5°   Azimuth: 30.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3737 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3737 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3737 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 HR3737 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3737 star
DSS2 image of HR3737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3737 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3737


HR3737 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.5°
Azimuth: 30.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3737

HR3737 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 HR3737 are provided in the following table:

09h 24m 16s
-39° 25’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3737 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3737.

Visibility of HR3737 from your location

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

HR3737 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3737 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3737 is distant 518.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

158.98 pc
518.28 ly
8 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3737

HR3737 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3737 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3737