We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
Help keep this site free and ads-free: donate now!
public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -70.7°   Azimuth: 129.3°   Direction: South-East

HR3443 is a double hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3443 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its faintness, HR3443 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3443

Finder chart HR3443 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3443.

HR3443 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 HR3443 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 13s
-60° 19’ 01”
Image of HR3443 star
DSS2 image of HR3443. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3443 during the next 10000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3443


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3443 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3443. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3443 star system properties

HR3443 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3443 double sysyem:

1.2 arcsec

Distance of HR3443 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3443 is distant 437.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

134.05 pc
437.00 ly
9 km/s
-0.032 arcsec/year
0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3443


Visibility of HR3443 from your location

HR3443 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom