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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:

HR3425 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

08h 38m 40s
-19° 44’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3425 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3425 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3425.

Visibility of HR3425 from your location

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

Today's HR3425 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.7°
Max altitude: 18.8°
Azimuth: 250.3°
HR3425 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR3425 star
DSS2 image of HR3425. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3425 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3425 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3425 is distant 905.56 light years from the Sun

277.78 pc
905.56 ly
0.014 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3425. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

4.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3425