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HR3428

HR3428 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3428 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3428 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 HR3428:

6.44
Giant
HR3428 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 27°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3428

HR3428 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 HR3428 are provided in the following table:

08h 40m 22s
+19° 40’ 12”
205.89°
32.48°
Cancer

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3428 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3428 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3428.

Visibility of HR3428 from your location

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

Today's HR3428 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.3°
Max altitude: 58.2°
Azimuth: 289.7°
HR3428 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3428

The image below is a photograph of HR3428 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 HR3428 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3428 star
DSS2 image of HR3428. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3428 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3428 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3428 is distant 756.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

232.02 pc
756.38 ly
36 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3428

HR3428 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.39
G9III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3428 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3428. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3428 star system properties

HR3428 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3428 double sysyem:

6.44
7.74
1.3
63.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3428

SAO98021
SAO98021