HR3473 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.
HR3473 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3473 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 HR3473:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3473
HR3473 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 HR3473 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3473 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3473 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3473
The image below is a photograph of HR3473 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 HR3473 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3473 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3473 is distant 255.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3473
HR3473 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3473 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.