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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -23.2°   Azimuth: 198.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3568 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3568 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR3568 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3568

Finder chart HR3568 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3568.

HR3568 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 HR3568 are provided in the following table:

08h 54m 53s
-58° 14’ 24”
Image of HR3568 star
DSS2 image of HR3568. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3568 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3568


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3568 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3568. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3568 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3568 is distant 869.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

266.67 pc
869.33 ly
13 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3568


Visibility of HR3568 from your location

HR3568 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK