HR3472 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3472 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3472 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 HR3472:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3472
HR3472 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3472 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3472 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3472 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3472 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3472
The image below is a photograph of HR3472 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 HR3472 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3472 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3472 is distant 283.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3472
HR3472 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3472 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3472 star system properties
HR3472 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3472 double sysyem: