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HR3520

Altitude: -75.5°   Azimuth: 72.7°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3520 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3520 visual magnitude is 4.93. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3520 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3520 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3520 star
DSS2 image of HR3520. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3520 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3520

4.93
Giant

HR3520 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -75.5°
Azimuth: 72.7°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3520

HR3520 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3520 are provided in the following table:

08h 49m 47s
-45° 18’ 29”
265.22°
-0.86°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3520 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3520 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3520.

Visibility of HR3520 from your location

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

HR3520 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3520 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3520 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

253.81 pc
827.41 ly
5 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3520

HR3520 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-2.09
A2III
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3520 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3520. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3520

SAO220540
SAO220540