We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
Help keep this site free and ads-free: donate now!
public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -49.8°   Azimuth: 227.6°   Direction: South-West

HR3740 is a bright giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3740 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR3740 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3740

Finder chart HR3740 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

09h 23m 27s
-60° 18’ 09”
Image of HR3740 star
DSS2 image of HR3740. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3740 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3740

Bright giant

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3740. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

694.44 pc
2,263.89 ly
22 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3740


Visibility of HR3740 from your location

HR3740 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom