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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

33 Hydrae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:24 | Tran: 16:52 | Set: 22:21
Altitude: -10.8°   Azimuth: 274.1°   Direction: West

33 Hydrae is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Hydra.

33 Hydrae visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, 33 Hydrae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Hydrae

Finder chart 33 Hydrae star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about 33 Hydrae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 33 Hydrae


Visibility of 33 Hydrae from your location

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

Azimuth: 95.9°
Max altitude: 32.6°
Azimuth: 264.1°