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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:43  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: 21.6°   Azimuth: 153.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3529 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3529 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3529 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 HR3529:


HR3529 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.6°
Azimuth: 153.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3529

HR3529 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 HR3529 are provided in the following table:

08h 52m 30s
-13° 14’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3529 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3529 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3529.

Visibility of HR3529 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 HR3529 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: 103.2°
Max altitude: 25.3°
Azimuth: 256.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3529

The image below is a photograph of HR3529 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 HR3529 is 0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3529 star
DSS2 image of HR3529. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3529 during the next 10000 years (4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3529 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3529 is distant 337.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

103.63 pc
337.82 ly
14 km/s
0.025 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3529

HR3529 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3529 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3529. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3529 star system properties

HR3529 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 HR3529 double sysyem:

33.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3529