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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -18.9°   Azimuth: 99.9°   Direction: East

HR3763 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3763 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3763 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3763 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3763 star
DSS2 image of HR3763. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3763 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3763


HR3763 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.9°
Azimuth: 99.9°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3763

HR3763 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 HR3763 are provided in the following table:

09h 29m 12s
-20° 44’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3763 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3763 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3763.

Visibility of HR3763 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 HR3763 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: 110.7°
Max altitude: 17.8°
Azimuth: 249.3°

Distance of HR3763 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3763 is distant 913.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

280.11 pc
913.17 ly
-8 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3763

HR3763 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3763 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3763. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3763