HR3303 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3303 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3303 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 HR3303:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3303
HR3303 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3303 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3303 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3303 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3303 is circumpolar and transits at 20:05 UTC (altitude: 74.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3303
The image below is a photograph of HR3303 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 HR3303 is -0.066 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3303 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3303 is distant 322.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3303
HR3303 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3303 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.