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HR3332 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3332 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3332 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 HR3332:

HR3332 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3332

HR3332 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3332 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 53s
+69° 19’ 11”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3332 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3332 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3332.

Visibility of HR3332 from your location

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

HR3332 is circumpolar and transits at 08:34 UTC (altitude: 72.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3332

The image below is a photograph of HR3332 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 HR3332 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3332 star
DSS2 image of HR3332. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3332 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3332 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3332 is distant 618.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

189.75 pc
618.60 ly
-30 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3332

HR3332 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3332 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3332. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3332