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HR3419 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3419 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3419 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 HR3419:

HR3419 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3419

HR3419 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 HR3419 are provided in the following table:

08h 37m 29s
-33° 44’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3419 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3419 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3419.

Visibility of HR3419 from your location

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

Today's HR3419 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.7°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.3°
HR3419 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3419

The image below is a photograph of HR3419 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 HR3419 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3419 star
DSS2 image of HR3419. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3419 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3419 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3419 is distant 194.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

59.56 pc
194.16 ly
12 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3419

HR3419 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3419 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3419. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3419 star system properties

HR3419 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3419 double sysyem:

22.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3419