HR3493 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3493 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3493 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 HR3493:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3493
HR3493 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 HR3493 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3493 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3493 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3493
The image below is a photograph of HR3493 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 HR3493 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3493 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3493 is distant 666.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3493
HR3493 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3493 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.