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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR3776 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3776 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3776 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 HR3776:

HR3776 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3776

HR3776 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3776 are provided in the following table:

09h 28m 46s
-62° 16’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3776 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3776 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3776.

Visibility of HR3776 from your location

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

HR3776 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3776

The image below is a photograph of HR3776 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 HR3776 is -0.076 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3776 star
DSS2 image of HR3776. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3776 during the next 10000 years (-12.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3776 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3776 is distant 482.25 light years from the Sun

147.93 pc
482.25 ly
-0.076 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3776

HR3776 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3776 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3776. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3776