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Altitude: -12.8°   Azimuth: 164.4°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3836 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3836 visual magnitude is 4.35. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3836 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3836 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3836 star
DSS2 image of HR3836. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3836 during the next 1000 years (-2.08 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.42 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3836


HR3836 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.8°
Azimuth: 164.4°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3836

HR3836 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 HR3836 are provided in the following table:

09h 36m 49s
-49° 21’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3836 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3836 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3836.

Visibility of HR3836 from your location

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

HR3836 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3836 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3836 is distant 107.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

32.95 pc
107.41 ly
21 km/s
-0.125 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3836

HR3836 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3836 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3836. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3836 star system properties

HR3836 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3836 double sysyem:

25.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3836