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HR3430 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3430 visual magnitude is 5.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3430 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 HR3430:

HR3430 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3430

HR3430 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 HR3430 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 07s
-22° 39’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3430 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3430 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3430.

Visibility of HR3430 from your location

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

Today's HR3430 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.7°
Max altitude: 15.9°
Azimuth: 247.3°
HR3430 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3430

The image below is a photograph of HR3430 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 HR3430 is -0.235 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.436 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3430 star
DSS2 image of HR3430. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3430 during the next 1000 years (-3.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.27 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3430 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3430 is distant 64.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

19.92 pc
64.94 ly
43 km/s
-0.235 arcsec/year
0.436 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3430

HR3430 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3430 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3430. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3430 star system properties

HR3430 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3430 double sysyem:

0.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3430

Gl 314 A