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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 45.1°   Azimuth: 34.0°   Direction: North-East

HR3470 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3470 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR3470 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 HR3470

Finder chart HR3470 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3470.

HR3470 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3470 are provided in the following table:

08h 48m 49s
+66° 42’ 29”
Ursa Major
Image of HR3470 star
DSS2 image of HR3470. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3470 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3470


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3470 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3470. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3470 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3470 is distant 514.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

157.73 pc
514.20 ly
5 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3470


Visibility of HR3470 from your location

HR3470 is circumpolar and transits at 14:43 UTC (altitude: 74.8°)