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HR3559

HR3559 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3559 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3559 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 HR3559:

6.39
Main-sequence
HR3559 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3559

HR3559 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 HR3559 are provided in the following table:

08h 55m 55s
-23° 49’ 05”
249.22°
13.69°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3559 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3559 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3559.

Visibility of HR3559 from your location

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

Today's HR3559 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.8°
Max altitude: 14.7°
Azimuth: 246.2°
HR3559 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3559

The image below is a photograph of HR3559 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 HR3559 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3559 star
DSS2 image of HR3559. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3559 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3559 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3559 is distant 228.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

70.22 pc
228.93 ly
21 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/year
0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3559

HR3559 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.16
A7V
8486K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3559 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3559. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3559

SAO176711
SAO176711