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Altitude: 61.2°   Azimuth: 81.5°   Direction: East

HR3436 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3436 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3436 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3436 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3436 star
DSS2 image of HR3436. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3436 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3436


HR3436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 61.2°
Azimuth: 81.5°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3436

HR3436 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3436 are provided in the following table:

08h 43m 00s
+46° 54’ 03”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3436 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3436 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3436.

Visibility of HR3436 from your location

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

HR3436 is circumpolar and transits at 18:25 UTC (altitude: 85.4°)

Distance of HR3436 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3436 is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

126.26 pc
411.62 ly
-7 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3436

HR3436 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3436 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3436. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3436