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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:59  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:13


HR3400 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3400 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3400 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 HR3400:

HR3400 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 34°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3400

HR3400 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3400 are provided in the following table:

08h 38m 22s
+53° 24’ 05”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3400 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3400 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3400.

Visibility of HR3400 from your location

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

HR3400 is circumpolar and transits at 20:38 UTC (altitude: 88.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3400

The image below is a photograph of HR3400 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 HR3400 is -0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3400 star
DSS2 image of HR3400. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3400 during the next 10000 years (-13.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3400 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3400 is distant 240.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

73.80 pc
240.59 ly
-43 km/s
-0.078 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3400

HR3400 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3400 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3400. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3400