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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR3424

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:27 | Tran: 16:05 | Set: 22:44
Altitude: 46.2°   Azimuth: 189.6°   Direction: South

HR3424 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3424 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR3424 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 HR3424

Finder chart HR3424 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3424.

HR3424 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3424 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 24s
+08° 01’ 01”
218.16°
27.62°
Cancer
Image of HR3424 star
DSS2 image of HR3424. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3424 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3424

6.45
Giant

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

0.31
K1III
4559K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3424 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3424. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3424 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3424 is distant 550.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

168.92 pc
550.68 ly
17 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3424

SAO116997
SAO116997

Visibility of HR3424 from your location

Today's HR3424 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.0°
Max altitude: 46.5°
Azimuth: 278.0°