HR3509 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3509 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3509 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 HR3509:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3509
HR3509 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 HR3509 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3509 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3509 from your location
HR3509 is circumpolar and transits at 03:57 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3509
The image below is a photograph of HR3509 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 HR3509 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3509 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3509 is distant 537.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3509
HR3509 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3509 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.