HR3558 is a giant star in the constellation of Cancer.
HR3558 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3558 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 HR3558:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3558
HR3558 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 HR3558 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3558 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3558 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3558 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3558
The image below is a photograph of HR3558 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 HR3558 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3558 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3558 is distant 383.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3558
HR3558 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3558 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.