HR3490 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.
HR3490 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3490 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 HR3490:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3490
HR3490 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 HR3490 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3490 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3490 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3490
The image below is a photograph of HR3490 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 HR3490 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3490 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3490 is distant 895.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3490
HR3490 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3490 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.