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HR3434 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3434 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3434 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 HR3434:

HR3434 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3434

HR3434 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3434 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 22s
-36° 36’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3434 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3434 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3434.

Visibility of HR3434 from your location

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

Today's HR3434 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.6°
Max altitude: 1.9°
Azimuth: 233.4°
HR3434 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3434

The image below is a photograph of HR3434 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 HR3434 is -0.171 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3434 star
DSS2 image of HR3434. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3434 during the next 1000 years (-2.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3434 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3434 is distant 131.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

40.23 pc
131.13 ly
9 km/s
-0.171 arcsec/year
0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3434

HR3434 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3434 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3434. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3434 star system properties

HR3434 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3434 double sysyem:

0.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3434