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HR3339

HR3339 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3339 visual magnitude is 6.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3339 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 HR3339:

6.62
Sub-giant
HR3339 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3339

HR3339 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3339 are provided in the following table:

08h 27m 53s
-26° 07’ 57”
247.24°
7.22°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3339 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3339 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3339.

Visibility of HR3339 from your location

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

Today's HR3339 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.1°
Max altitude: 12.4°
Azimuth: 243.9°
HR3339 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3339

The image below is a photograph of HR3339 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 HR3339 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3339 star
DSS2 image of HR3339. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3339 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3339 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3339 is distant 329.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

101.11 pc
329.63 ly
26 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3339

HR3339 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.60
A2IV
8932K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3339 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3339. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3339

SAO175883
SAO175883