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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 31.1°   Azimuth: 203.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3411 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3411 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3411 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 HR3411 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3411 star
DSS2 image of HR3411. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3411 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3411


HR3411 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.1°
Azimuth: 203.0°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3411

HR3411 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3411 are provided in the following table:

08h 37m 27s
-04° 56’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3411 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3411 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3411.

Visibility of HR3411 from your location

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

Today's HR3411 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.9°
Max altitude: 33.6°
Azimuth: 265.1°

Distance of HR3411 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3411 is distant 390.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

119.90 pc
390.89 ly
18 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3411

HR3411 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3411 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3411. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3411