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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:07 south
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Altitude: 12.7°   Azimuth: 97.4°   Direction: East

HR3526 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3526 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3526 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 HR3526:


HR3526 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.7°
Azimuth: 97.4°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3526

HR3526 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3526 are provided in the following table:

08h 52m 24s
+05° 20’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3526 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3526 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3526.

Visibility of HR3526 from your location

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

Today's HR3526 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.7°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.3°
HR3526 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3526

The image below is a photograph of HR3526 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 HR3526 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3526 star
DSS2 image of HR3526. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3526 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3526 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3526 is distant 546.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

167.79 pc
546.98 ly
-10 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3526

HR3526 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3526 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3526. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3526 star system properties

HR3526 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3526 double sysyem:

0.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3526