Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
By donating now you help keep this site alive and free from ads. Please consider supporting this project.
🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR3506 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3506 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3506 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 HR3506:

HR3506 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 81°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3506

HR3506 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 HR3506 are provided in the following table:

08h 53m 05s
+59° 03’ 21”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3506 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3506 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3506.

Visibility of HR3506 from your location

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

HR3506 is circumpolar and transits at 20:44 UTC (altitude: 82.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3506

The image below is a photograph of HR3506 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 HR3506 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3506 star
DSS2 image of HR3506. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3506 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3506 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3506 is distant 201.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

61.77 pc
201.36 ly
9 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3506

HR3506 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3506 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3506. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3506