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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:10 | Tran: 15:45 | Set: 22:20
Altitude: -28.3°   Azimuth: 335.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3599 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3599 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its faintness, HR3599 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3599

Finder chart HR3599 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3599.

HR3599 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 HR3599 are provided in the following table:

09h 02m 44s
+07° 17’ 53”
Image of HR3599 star
DSS2 image of HR3599. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3599 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3599



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3599. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3599 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3599 is distant 663.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

203.67 pc
663.95 ly
27 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3599


Visibility of HR3599 from your location

Today's HR3599 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.7°
Max altitude: 45.8°
Azimuth: 277.3°