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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3419 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3419 from your location
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.
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.
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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: