HR3457 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3457 visual magnitude is 4.33. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3457 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3457:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3457
HR3457 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 HR3457 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3457 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3457 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3457
The image below is a photograph of HR3457 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 HR3457 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3457 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3457 is distant 1,411.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3457
HR3457 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3457 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3457 star system properties
HR3457 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3457 double sysyem: