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HR3749

HR3749 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3749 visual magnitude is 4.69. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3749 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 HR3749:

4.69
Giant
HR3749 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3749

HR3749 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3749 are provided in the following table:

09h 27m 18s
-22° 20’ 38”
252.94°
20.14°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3749 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3749 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3749.

Visibility of HR3749 from your location

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

Today's HR3749 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.3°
Max altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 247.7°
HR3749 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3749

The image below is a photograph of HR3749 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 HR3749 is 0.18 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.161 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3749 star
DSS2 image of HR3749. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3749 during the next 1000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.68 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3749 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3749 is distant 175.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

53.97 pc
175.93 ly
29 km/s
0.18 arcsec/year
-0.161 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3749

HR3749 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.03
K2III
4430K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3749 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3749. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3749

SAO177469
SAO177469