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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 8.1°   Azimuth: 220.5°   Direction: South-West

HR3316 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3316 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3316 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3316 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3316 star
DSS2 image of HR3316. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3316 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3316


HR3316 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.1°
Azimuth: 220.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3316

HR3316 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 HR3316 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 19s
-21° 02’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3316 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3316 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3316.

Visibility of HR3316 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 HR3316 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: 111.0°
Max altitude: 17.5°
Azimuth: 249.0°

Distance of HR3316 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3316 is distant 110.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

33.94 pc
110.66 ly
-2 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3316

HR3316 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3316 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3316. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3316