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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 9.2°   Azimuth: 183.4°   Direction: South

HR3331 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3331 visual magnitude is 6.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3331 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 HR3331 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3331 star
DSS2 image of HR3331. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3331 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3331


HR3331 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.2°
Azimuth: 183.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3331

HR3331 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 HR3331 are provided in the following table:

08h 26m 50s
-29° 12’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3331 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3331 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3331.

Visibility of HR3331 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 HR3331 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: 119.2°
Max altitude: 9.3°
Azimuth: 240.8°

Distance of HR3331 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3331 is distant 1,120.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

343.64 pc
1,120.27 ly
37 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3331

HR3331 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3331 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3331. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3331