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HR3305

HR3305 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3305 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3305 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 HR3305:

5.73
Giant
HR3305 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3305

HR3305 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 HR3305 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 35s
+02° 06’ 07”
222.19°
21.83°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3305 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3305 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3305.

Visibility of HR3305 from your location

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

Today's HR3305 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.9°
Max altitude: 40.6°
Azimuth: 272.1°
HR3305 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3305

The image below is a photograph of HR3305 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 HR3305 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3305 star
DSS2 image of HR3305. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3305 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3305 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3305 is distant 601.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

184.50 pc
601.48 ly
12 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3305

HR3305 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.60
K5III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3305 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3305. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3305

SAO116747
SAO116747