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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:55  
SunsetSet: 20:59 south
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HR3320 is a star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3320 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3320 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 HR3320:

HR3320 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 3°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3320

HR3320 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 HR3320 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 55s
-14° 55’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3320 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3320 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3320.

Visibility of HR3320 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 HR3320 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: 104.9°
Max altitude: 23.6°
Azimuth: 255.1°
HR3320 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3320

The image below is a photograph of HR3320 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 HR3320 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3320 star
DSS2 image of HR3320. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3320 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3320 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3320 is distant 332.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

102.15 pc
332.99 ly
9 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3320

HR3320 belongs to spectral class A5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3320 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3320. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3320