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Altitude: -67.9°   Azimuth: 90.2°   Direction: East

HR3527 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3527 visual magnitude is 5.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3527 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3527 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3527 star
DSS2 image of HR3527. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3527 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3527


HR3527 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -67.9°
Azimuth: 90.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3527

HR3527 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 HR3527 are provided in the following table:

08h 50m 33s
-46° 31’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3527 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3527 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3527.

Visibility of HR3527 from your location

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

HR3527 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3527 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3527 is distant 2,694.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

826.45 pc
2,694.21 ly
7 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3527

HR3527 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3527 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3527. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3527 star system properties

HR3527 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3527 double sysyem:

3.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3527