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Altitude: -78.0°   Azimuth: 105.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3448 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3448 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3448 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 HR3448 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3448 star
DSS2 image of HR3448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3448 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3448


HR3448 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -78.0°
Azimuth: 105.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3448

HR3448 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 HR3448 are provided in the following table:

08h 40m 17s
-53° 00’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3448.

Visibility of HR3448 from your location

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

HR3448 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3448 is distant 471.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

144.72 pc
471.78 ly
15 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3448

HR3448 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3448 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3448