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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:43  
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Altitude: -78.0°   Azimuth: 40.9°   Direction: North-East

HR3600 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3600 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3600 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 HR3600 is -0.023 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.

Image of HR3600 star
DSS2 image of HR3600. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3600 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3600


HR3600 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -78.0°
Azimuth: 40.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3600

HR3600 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 HR3600 are provided in the following table:

09h 01m 20s
-41° 51’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3600 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3600 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3600.

Visibility of HR3600 from your location

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

HR3600 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3600 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3600 is distant 471.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

144.51 pc
471.10 ly
21 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3600

HR3600 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3600 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3600. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3600