HR3306 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Cancer.
HR3306 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3306 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 HR3306:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3306
HR3306 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 HR3306 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3306 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3306 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3306 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3306
The image below is a photograph of HR3306 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 HR3306 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3306 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3306 is distant 359.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3306
HR3306 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3306 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3306 star system properties
HR3306 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3306 double sysyem: