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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 19.9°   Azimuth: 235.2°   Direction: South-West

HR3314 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3314 visual magnitude is 3.9. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3314 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3314:


HR3314 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 19.9°
Azimuth: 235.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3314

HR3314 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 HR3314 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 39s
-03° 54’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3314 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3314 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3314.

Visibility of HR3314 from your location

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

Today's HR3314 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.9°
Max altitude: 34.6°
Azimuth: 266.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3314

The image below is a photograph of HR3314 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 HR3314 is -0.066 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3314 star
DSS2 image of HR3314. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3314 during the next 10000 years (-11.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3314 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3314 is distant 124.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

38.33 pc
124.95 ly
10 km/s
-0.066 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3314

HR3314 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3314 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3314. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3314