HR3338 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3338 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3338 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 HR3338:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3338
HR3338 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 HR3338 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3338 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3338 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3338
The image below is a photograph of HR3338 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 HR3338 is -0.001 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.
Distance of HR3338 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3338 is distant 848.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3338
HR3338 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3338 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.