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Altitude: -26.3°   Azimuth: 203.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3598 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3598 visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3598 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 HR3598:


HR3598 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.3°
Azimuth: 203.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3598

HR3598 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 HR3598 are provided in the following table:

08h 59m 24s
-59° 05’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3598 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3598 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3598.

Visibility of HR3598 from your location

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

HR3598 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3598

The image below is a photograph of HR3598 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 HR3598 is -0.174 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.28 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3598 star
DSS2 image of HR3598. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3598 during the next 1000 years (-2.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3598 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3598 is distant 85.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

26.18 pc
85.34 ly
11 km/s
-0.174 arcsec/year
0.28 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3598

HR3598 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3598. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3598 star system properties

HR3598 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 HR3598 double sysyem:

26.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3598

Gl 333.1