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Altitude: -79.5°   Azimuth: 57.2°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3562 is a variable and double sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3562 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3562 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 HR3562 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3562 star
DSS2 image of HR3562. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3562 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3562


HR3562 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -79.5°
Azimuth: 57.2°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3562

HR3562 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 HR3562 are provided in the following table:

08h 55m 19s
-45° 02’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3562 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3562 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3562.

Visibility of HR3562 from your location

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

HR3562 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3562 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3562 is distant 934.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

286.53 pc
934.10 ly
22 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3562

HR3562 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3562 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3562. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3562 star system properties

HR3562 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3562 double sysyem:

35 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3562