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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


HR3408 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3408 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3408 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 HR3408:

HR3408 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 14°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3408

HR3408 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 HR3408 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 17s
+52° 42’ 42”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3408 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3408 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3408.

Visibility of HR3408 from your location

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

HR3408 is circumpolar and transits at 19:55 UTC (altitude: 88.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3408

The image below is a photograph of HR3408 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 HR3408 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3408 star
DSS2 image of HR3408. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3408 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3408 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3408 is distant 397.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

121.80 pc
397.08 ly
27 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3408

HR3408 belongs to spectral class K1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3408 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3408. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3408