HR3345 is a double giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.
HR3345 visual magnitude is 6.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3345 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 HR3345:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3345
HR3345 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 HR3345 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3345 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3345 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3345 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3345
The image below is a photograph of HR3345 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 HR3345 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 HR3345 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3345 is distant 1,341.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3345
HR3345 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3345 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3345 star system properties
HR3345 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3345 double sysyem: