Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
By donating now you help keep this site alive and free from ads. Please consider supporting this project.
🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3489

HR3489 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3489 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3489 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 HR3489:

6.21
Giant
HR3489 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3489

HR3489 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 HR3489 are provided in the following table:

08h 45m 05s
-58° 43’ 30”
275.33°
-9.78°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3489 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3489 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3489.

Visibility of HR3489 from your location

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

HR3489 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3489

The image below is a photograph of HR3489 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 HR3489 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3489 star
DSS2 image of HR3489. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3489 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3489 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3489 is distant 996.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

305.81 pc
996.94 ly
28 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3489

HR3489 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.22
B7III
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3489 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3489. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3489 star system properties

HR3489 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 HR3489 double sysyem:

6.21
6.31
0.1
4.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3489

SAO236241
SAO236241