HR3596 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3596 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3596 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 HR3596:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3596
HR3596 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3596 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3596 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3596 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3596
The image below is a photograph of HR3596 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 HR3596 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.069 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3596 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3596 is distant 612.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 73 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3596
HR3596 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3596 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.