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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 35.6°   Azimuth: 68.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3546 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3546 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3546 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3546 is -0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3546 star
DSS2 image of HR3546. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3546 during the next 10000 years (-13.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3546


HR3546 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 35.6°
Azimuth: 68.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3546

HR3546 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3546 are provided in the following table:

08h 56m 30s
+40° 12’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3546 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3546 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3546.

Visibility of HR3546 from your location

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

HR3546 is circumpolar and transits at 22:51 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)

Distance of HR3546 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3546 is distant 236.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

72.41 pc
236.06 ly
25 km/s
-0.083 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3546

HR3546 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3546 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3546. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3546