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Altitude: -13.4°   Azimuth: 175.9°   Direction: South

HR3330 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3330 visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3330 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 HR3330 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3330 star
DSS2 image of HR3330. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3330 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3330


HR3330 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.4°
Azimuth: 175.9°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3330

HR3330 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 HR3330 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 31s
-51° 43’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3330 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3330 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3330.

Visibility of HR3330 from your location

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

HR3330 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3330 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3330 is distant 673.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

206.61 pc
673.55 ly
18 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3330

HR3330 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3330 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3330. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3330 star system properties

HR3330 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3330 double sysyem:

25.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3330