HR3342 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3342 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3342 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 HR3342:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3342
HR3342 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 HR3342 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3342 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3342 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3342
The image below is a photograph of HR3342 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 HR3342 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3342 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3342 is distant 984.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3342
HR3342 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3342 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.