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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: -0.6°   Azimuth: 342.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3566 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3566 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3566 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 HR3566:


HR3566 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.6°
Azimuth: 342.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3566

HR3566 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3566 are provided in the following table:

08h 58m 27s
+35° 48’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3566 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3566 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3566.

Visibility of HR3566 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 HR3566 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: 54.2°
Max altitude: 74.3°
Azimuth: 305.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3566

The image below is a photograph of HR3566 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 HR3566 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3566 star
DSS2 image of HR3566. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3566 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3566 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3566 is distant 793.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

243.31 pc
793.19 ly
-15 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3566

HR3566 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3566 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3566. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3566