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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: -26.1°   Azimuth: 47.6°   Direction: North-East

HR3794 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3794 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3794 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3794 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3794 star
DSS2 image of HR3794. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3794 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3794


HR3794 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.1°
Azimuth: 47.6°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3794

HR3794 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 HR3794 are provided in the following table:

09h 32m 41s
+01° 51’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3794 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3794 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3794.

Visibility of HR3794 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 HR3794 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: 88.1°
Max altitude: 40.4°
Azimuth: 271.9°

Distance of HR3794 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3794 is distant 415.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

127.55 pc
415.82 ly
28 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3794

HR3794 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3794 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3794. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3794