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HR3417 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3417 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3417 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 HR3417:

HR3417 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3417

HR3417 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 HR3417 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 42s
-73° 21’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3417 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3417 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3417.

Visibility of HR3417 from your location

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

HR3417 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3417

The image below is a photograph of HR3417 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 HR3417 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.082 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3417 star
DSS2 image of HR3417. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3417 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3417 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3417 is distant 381.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

116.96 pc
381.29 ly
-27 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
0.082 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3417

HR3417 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3417 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3417. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3417