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Altitude: 17.6°   Azimuth: 47.3°   Direction: North-East

HR3586 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3586 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3586 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 HR3586:


HR3586 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 17.6°
Azimuth: 47.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3586

HR3586 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 HR3586 are provided in the following table:

09h 01m 40s
+39° 42’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3586 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3586 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3586.

Visibility of HR3586 from your location

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

HR3586 is circumpolar and transits at 03:47 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3586

The image below is a photograph of HR3586 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 HR3586 is -0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3586 star
DSS2 image of HR3586. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3586 during the next 10000 years (-8.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3586 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3586 is distant 213.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

65.62 pc
213.91 ly
-8 km/s
-0.053 arcsec/year
-0.079 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3586

HR3586 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3586 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3586. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3586