HR3309 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3309 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3309 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 HR3309:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3309
HR3309 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3309 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3309 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3309 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3309 is circumpolar and transits at 16:03 UTC (altitude: 84.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3309
The image below is a photograph of HR3309 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 HR3309 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.35 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3309 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3309 is distant 71.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3309
HR3309 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3309 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.