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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:27 | Tran: 15:50 | Set: 1:18
Altitude: -5.6°   Azimuth: 347.6°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3423 is a giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3423 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR3423 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3423

Finder chart HR3423 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3423.

HR3423 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3423 are provided in the following table:

08h 40m 18s
+31° 56’ 30”
Image of HR3423 star
DSS2 image of HR3423. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3423 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3423


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3423 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3423. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3423 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3423 is distant 350.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

107.41 pc
350.16 ly
13 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3423


Visibility of HR3423 from your location

Today's HR3423 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.1°
Max altitude: 70.5°
Azimuth: 301.9°