HR3425 is a double giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.
HR3425 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3425 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 HR3425:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3425
HR3425 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 HR3425 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3425 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3425 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3425
The image below is a photograph of HR3425 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 HR3425 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3425 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3425 is distant 905.56 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR3425
HR3425 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3425 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3425 star system properties
HR3425 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 HR3425 double sysyem: