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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -38.0°   Azimuth: 223.7°   Direction: South-West

HR3498 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3498 visual magnitude is 4.49. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3498 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

HR3498 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR3498 star
DSS2 image of HR3498. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3498 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

08h 47m 20s
-56° 51’ 38”
05h 33m 21s

J2000 Coordinates

08h 46m 42s
-56° 46’ 10”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3498 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3498.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3498 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3498. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3498 is distant 546.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

167.50 pc
546.06 ly
27 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/y
0.008 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR3498 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK