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HR3516

HR3516 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3516 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3516 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 HR3516:

6.17
Main-sequence
HR3516 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3516

HR3516 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 HR3516 are provided in the following table:

08h 50m 21s
-28° 37’ 05”
252.27°
9.73°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3516 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3516 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3516.

Visibility of HR3516 from your location

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

Today's HR3516 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.6°
Max altitude: 9.9°
Azimuth: 241.4°
HR3516 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3516

The image below is a photograph of HR3516 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 HR3516 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3516 star
DSS2 image of HR3516. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3516 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3516 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3516 is distant 367.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

112.74 pc
367.53 ly
25 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3516

HR3516 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.91
B9V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3516 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3516. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3516

SAO176554
SAO176554