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Altitude: -65.7°   Azimuth: 101.8°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3407 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3407 visual magnitude is 5.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3407 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 HR3407 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3407 star
DSS2 image of HR3407. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3407 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3407

Bright giant

HR3407 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -65.7°
Azimuth: 101.8°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3407

HR3407 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 HR3407 are provided in the following table:

08h 34m 43s
-49° 56’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3407 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3407 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3407.

Visibility of HR3407 from your location

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

HR3407 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3407 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3407 is distant 876.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

268.82 pc
876.34 ly
4 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3407

HR3407 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3407 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3407. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3407