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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:06 south
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HR3762 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3762 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3762 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 HR3762:

HR3762 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 24°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3762

HR3762 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 HR3762 are provided in the following table:

09h 29m 32s
-04° 14’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3762 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3762 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3762.

Visibility of HR3762 from your location

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

Today's HR3762 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.2°
Max altitude: 34.3°
Azimuth: 265.8°
HR3762 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3762

The image below is a photograph of HR3762 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 HR3762 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.08 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3762 star
DSS2 image of HR3762. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3762 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3762 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3762 is distant 177.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

54.38 pc
177.27 ly
-12 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.08 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3762

HR3762 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3762 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3762. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3762