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Altitude: -22.4°   Azimuth: 187.6°   Direction: South

HR3560 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3560 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3560 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3560 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3560 star
DSS2 image of HR3560. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3560 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3560


HR3560 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.4°
Azimuth: 187.6°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3560

HR3560 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 HR3560 are provided in the following table:

08h 53m 48s
-60° 21’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3560 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3560 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3560.

Visibility of HR3560 from your location

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

HR3560 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3560 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3560 is distant 1,375.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

421.94 pc
1,375.53 ly
2 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3560

HR3560 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3560 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3560. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3560