Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR3543 is a giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR3543 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3543 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 HR3543:

HR3543 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3543

HR3543 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3543 are provided in the following table:

08h 45m 55s
-79° 30’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3543 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3543 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3543.

Visibility of HR3543 from your location

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

HR3543 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3543

The image below is a photograph of HR3543 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 HR3543 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.085 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3543 star
DSS2 image of HR3543. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3543 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 14.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3543 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3543 is distant 559.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

171.53 pc
559.18 ly
7 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
0.085 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3543

HR3543 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3543 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3543. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3543