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HR3761 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3761 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3761 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 HR3761:

HR3761 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3761

HR3761 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 HR3761 are provided in the following table:

09h 26m 44s
-64° 55’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3761 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3761 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3761.

Visibility of HR3761 from your location

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

HR3761 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3761

The image below is a photograph of HR3761 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 HR3761 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3761 star
DSS2 image of HR3761. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3761 during the next 10000 years (-9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3761 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3761 is distant 222.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

68.26 pc
222.53 ly
8 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
0.063 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3761

HR3761 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3761 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3761. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3761