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HR3322 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3322 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3322 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 HR3322:

HR3322 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3322

HR3322 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3322 are provided in the following table:

08h 24m 57s
-42° 46’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3322 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3322 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3322.

Visibility of HR3322 from your location

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

HR3322 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3322

The image below is a photograph of HR3322 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 HR3322 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3322 star
DSS2 image of HR3322. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3322 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3322 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3322 is distant 3,104.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

952.38 pc
3,104.76 ly
23 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3322

HR3322 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3322 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3322. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3322 star system properties

HR3322 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3322 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3322