HR3463 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pyxis.
HR3463 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3463 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 HR3463:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3463
HR3463 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3463 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3463 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3463 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3463
The image below is a photograph of HR3463 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 HR3463 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3463 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3463 is distant 438.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3463
HR3463 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3463 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.