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HR3346 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3346 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3346 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 HR3346:

HR3346 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3346

HR3346 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 HR3346 are provided in the following table:

08h 25m 51s
-64° 36’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3346 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3346 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3346.

Visibility of HR3346 from your location

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

HR3346 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3346

The image below is a photograph of HR3346 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 HR3346 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3346 star
DSS2 image of HR3346. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3346 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3346 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3346 is distant 357.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

109.77 pc
357.85 ly
19 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3346

HR3346 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3346 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3346. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3346