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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:

HR3490 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

08h 46m 49s
-34° 37’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3490 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3490 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3490.

Visibility of HR3490 from your location

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

Today's HR3490 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.6°
Max altitude: 3.9°
Azimuth: 235.4°
HR3490 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR3490 star
DSS2 image of HR3490. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3490 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

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.

274.73 pc
895.60 ly
15 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3490. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3490