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33 Hydrae

33 Hydrae is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

33 Hydrae visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, 33 Hydrae 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 33 Hydrae:

5.56
Giant
33 Hydrae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Hydrae

33 Hydrae 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 33 Hydrae are provided in the following table:

09h 34m 32s
-05° 54’ 54”
240.18°
32.09°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 33 Hydrae in the sky:

Finder chart 33 Hydrae star
Simplified finder chart for 33 Hydrae.

Visibility of 33 Hydrae from your location

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

Today's 33 Hydrae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.9°
Max altitude: 32.6°
Azimuth: 264.1°
33 Hydrae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 33 Hydrae

The image below is a photograph of 33 Hydrae 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 33 Hydrae is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 33 Hydrae star
DSS2 image of 33 Hydrae. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Hydrae during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 33 Hydrae from the Sun and relative movement

33 Hydrae is distant 680.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

208.77 pc
680.58 ly
13 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 33 Hydrae

33 Hydrae belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.04
K1III
4389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Hydrae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 33 Hydrae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 33 Hydrae

SAO136964
SAO136964