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HR3512 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3512 visual magnitude is 5.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3512 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 HR3512:

HR3512 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3512

HR3512 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3512 are provided in the following table:

08h 49m 51s
-32° 46’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3512 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3512 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3512.

Visibility of HR3512 from your location

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

Today's HR3512 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.8°
Max altitude: 5.7°
Azimuth: 237.2°
HR3512 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3512

The image below is a photograph of HR3512 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 HR3512 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3512 star
DSS2 image of HR3512. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3512 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3512 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3512 is distant 228.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

70.13 pc
228.61 ly
-8 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3512

HR3512 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3512 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3512. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3512