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HR3777

Altitude: -59.7°   Azimuth: 150.5°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3777 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3777 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3777 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 HR3777 is -0.102 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.075 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3777 star
DSS2 image of HR3777. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3777 during the next 1000 years (-1.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.25 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3777

5.47
Giant

HR3777 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -59.7°
Azimuth: 150.5°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3777

HR3777 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 HR3777 are provided in the following table:

09h 27m 06s
-71° 36’ 07”
288.22°
-14.85°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3777 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3777 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3777.

Visibility of HR3777 from your location

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

HR3777 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3777 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3777 is distant 200.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

61.61 pc
200.86 ly
3 km/s
-0.102 arcsec/year
0.075 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3777

HR3777 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.52
K2III
4559K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3777 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3777. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3777

SAO256623
SAO256623