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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


HR3402 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3402 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3402 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 HR3402:

HR3402 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3402

HR3402 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3402 are provided in the following table:

08h 35m 28s
-26° 50’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3402 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3402 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3402.

Visibility of HR3402 from your location

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

Today's HR3402 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.8°
Max altitude: 11.7°
Azimuth: 243.2°
HR3402 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3402

The image below is a photograph of HR3402 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 HR3402 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3402 star
DSS2 image of HR3402. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3402 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3402 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3402 is distant 838.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

257.07 pc
838.05 ly
9 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3402

HR3402 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3402 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3402. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3402