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Altitude: -29.1°   Azimuth: 145.2°   Direction: South-East

HR3471 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3471 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3471 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 HR3471 is -0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3471 star
DSS2 image of HR3471. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3471 during the next 10000 years (-12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3471


HR3471 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -29.1°
Azimuth: 145.2°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3471

HR3471 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 HR3471 are provided in the following table:

08h 42m 20s
-55° 46’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3471 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3471 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3471.

Visibility of HR3471 from your location

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

HR3471 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3471 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3471 is distant 330.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 75 kilometers per second.

101.42 pc
330.63 ly
75 km/s
-0.072 arcsec/year
0.053 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3471

HR3471 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3471 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3471. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3471