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Altitude: -14.3°   Azimuth: 178.4°   Direction: South

HR3341 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3341 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3341 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 HR3341 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3341 star
DSS2 image of HR3341. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3341 during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3341


HR3341 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.3°
Azimuth: 178.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3341

HR3341 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 HR3341 are provided in the following table:

08h 26m 25s
-52° 48’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3341 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3341 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3341.

Visibility of HR3341 from your location

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

HR3341 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3341 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3341 is distant 231.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

71.07 pc
231.70 ly
30 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3341

HR3341 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3341 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3341. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3341