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Altitude: -81.7°   Azimuth: 0.0°   Direction: North

HR3593 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3593 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3593 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3593 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3593 star
DSS2 image of HR3593. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3593 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3593


HR3593 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.7°
Azimuth: 0.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3593

HR3593 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 HR3593 are provided in the following table:

09h 00m 22s
-43° 10’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3593 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3593 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3593.

Visibility of HR3593 from your location

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

HR3593 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3593 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3593 is distant 1,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

306.75 pc
1,000.00 ly
27 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3593

HR3593 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3593 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3593. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3593