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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR3344 is a star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3344 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3344 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 HR3344:

HR3344 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3344

HR3344 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 HR3344 are provided in the following table:

08h 28m 35s
-23° 04’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3344 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3344 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3344.

Visibility of HR3344 from your location

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

Today's HR3344 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.1°
Max altitude: 15.4°
Azimuth: 246.9°
HR3344 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3344

The image below is a photograph of HR3344 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 HR3344 is -0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3344 star
DSS2 image of HR3344. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3344 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3344 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3344 is distant 519.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.

159.24 pc
519.11 ly
54 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3344

HR3344 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3344 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3344. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3344