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Altitude: -60.6°   Azimuth: 122.2°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3536 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3536 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3536 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 HR3536:


HR3536 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.6°
Azimuth: 122.2°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3536

HR3536 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 HR3536 are provided in the following table:

08h 51m 36s
-57° 38’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3536 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3536 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3536.

Visibility of HR3536 from your location

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

HR3536 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3536

The image below is a photograph of HR3536 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 HR3536 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3536 star
DSS2 image of HR3536. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3536 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3536 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3536 is distant 716.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

219.78 pc
716.48 ly
8 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3536

HR3536 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3536 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3536. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3536