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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:58  
SunsetSet: 21:13 south
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Altitude: 10.1°   Azimuth: 320.5°   Direction: North-West

HR3580 is a star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3580 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3580 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 HR3580:


HR3580 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.1°
Azimuth: 320.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3580

HR3580 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 HR3580 are provided in the following table:

09h 00m 30s
+37° 36’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3580 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3580 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3580.

Visibility of HR3580 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 HR3580 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: 52.4°
Max altitude: 76.1°
Azimuth: 307.6°
HR3580 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3580

The image below is a photograph of HR3580 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 HR3580 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3580 star
DSS2 image of HR3580. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3580 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3580 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3580 is distant 842.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

258.40 pc
842.38 ly
-17 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3580

HR3580 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3580 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3580. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3580