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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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36 Lyncis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 64.85°   Az: 95.37°   Direction: East

36 Lyncis is a giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Lynx.

36 Lyncis visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its faintness, 36 Lyncis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 36 Lyncis star
DSS2 image of 36 Lyncis. The red arrow shows the motion of 36 Lyncis during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


09h 15m 24s
+43° 06’ 54”
21h 38m 18s
06h 53m 42s


09h 13m 48s
+43° 13’ 04”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 36 Lyncis star
Simplified finder chart for 36 Lyncis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

36 Lyncis is also a Mn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Lyncis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 36 Lyncis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

36 Lyncis is distant 572.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

21 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

36 Lyncis is circumpolar and transits at 13:00 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)