HR3599 is a giant star in the constellation of Cancer.
HR3599 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3599 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 HR3599:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3599 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3599 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3599
The image below is a photograph of HR3599 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 HR3599 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3599
HR3599 belongs to spectral class K3
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.