HR3740 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3740 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3740 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 HR3740:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3740
HR3740 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 HR3740 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3740 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3740 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3740 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3740
The image below is a photograph of HR3740 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 HR3740 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3740 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3740 is distant 2,263.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3740
HR3740 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3740 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.