HR3317 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3317 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3317 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 HR3317:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3317
HR3317 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 HR3317 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3317 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3317 from your location
Today's HR3317 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3317
The image below is a photograph of HR3317 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 HR3317 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3317 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3317 is distant 698.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3317
HR3317 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3317 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.