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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 3.7°   Azimuth: 354.0°   Direction: North

HR3511 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3511 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3511 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 HR3511:


HR3511 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 354.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3511

HR3511 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 HR3511 are provided in the following table:

08h 52m 09s
+42° 00’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3511 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3511 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3511.

Visibility of HR3511 from your location

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

HR3511 is circumpolar and transits at 04:01 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3511

The image below is a photograph of HR3511 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 HR3511 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3511 star
DSS2 image of HR3511. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3511 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3511 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3511 is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.

147.06 pc
479.41 ly
57 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.071 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3511

HR3511 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 HR3511 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3511. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3511