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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -34.9°   Azimuth: 71.7°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3564 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3564 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3564 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 HR3564 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3564 star
DSS2 image of HR3564. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3564 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3564


HR3564 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -34.9°
Azimuth: 71.7°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3564

HR3564 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 HR3564 are provided in the following table:

08h 56m 34s
-16° 42’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3564 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3564 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3564.

Visibility of HR3564 from your location

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

Today's HR3564 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.7°
Max altitude: 21.8°
Azimuth: 253.3°

Distance of HR3564 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3564 is distant 737.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

226.24 pc
737.56 ly
38 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3564

HR3564 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3564 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3564. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3564