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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR3579

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 66.0°   Azimuth: 101.0°   Direction: East

HR3579 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3579 visual magnitude is 3.97. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3579 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3579

Finder chart HR3579 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3579.

HR3579 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 HR3579 are provided in the following table:

09h 00m 38s
+41° 46’ 58”
179.8°
41.19°
Lynx
Image of HR3579 star
DSS2 image of HR3579. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3579 during the next 1000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.10 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3579

3.97
Main-sequence

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

2.89
F5V
6674K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3579 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3579. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3579 star system properties

HR3579 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 HR3579 double sysyem:

3.97
5.97
2
0.3 arcsec

Distance of HR3579 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3579 is distant 53.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

16.43 pc
53.57 ly
26 km/s
-0.44 arcsec/year
-0.246 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3579

SAO42642
SAO42642
Gl 332 A

Visibility of HR3579 from your location

HR3579 is circumpolar and transits at 14:55 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)