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Altitude: -81.5°   Azimuth: 216.2°   Direction: South-West

HR3414 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3414 visual magnitude is 4.86. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3414 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3414:


HR3414 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.5°
Azimuth: 216.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3414

HR3414 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 HR3414 are provided in the following table:

08h 35m 19s
-58° 00’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3414 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3414 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3414.

Visibility of HR3414 from your location

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

HR3414 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3414

The image below is a photograph of HR3414 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 HR3414 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3414 star
DSS2 image of HR3414. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3414 during the next 10000 years (7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3414 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3414 is distant 229.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

70.37 pc
229.42 ly
24 km/s
0.042 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3414

HR3414 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3414 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3414. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3414