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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 72.9°   Azimuth: 143.6°   Direction: South-East

HR3451 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3451 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3451 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 HR3451:


HR3451 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 72.9°
Azimuth: 143.6°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3451

HR3451 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 HR3451 are provided in the following table:

08h 44m 10s
+36° 55’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3451 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3451 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3451.

Visibility of HR3451 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 HR3451 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: 53.1°
Max altitude: 75.4°
Azimuth: 306.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3451

The image below is a photograph of HR3451 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 HR3451 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3451 star
DSS2 image of HR3451. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3451 during the next 1000 years (-0.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.57 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3451 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3451 is distant 212.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

65.32 pc
212.93 ly
4 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3451

HR3451 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3451 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3451. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3451