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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 30.5°   Azimuth: 73.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3499 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3499 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3499 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 HR3499:


HR3499 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.5°
Azimuth: 73.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3499

HR3499 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3499 are provided in the following table:

08h 50m 32s
+33° 17’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3499 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3499 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3499.

Visibility of HR3499 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 HR3499 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: 56.7°
Max altitude: 71.8°
Azimuth: 303.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3499

The image below is a photograph of HR3499 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 HR3499 is -0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3499 star
DSS2 image of HR3499. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3499 during the next 10000 years (-11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3499 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3499 is distant 93.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

28.69 pc
93.52 ly
5 km/s
-0.067 arcsec/year
-0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3499

HR3499 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3499 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3499. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3499