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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 21:03 south
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HR3348 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3348 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3348 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 HR3348:

HR3348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 28°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3348

HR3348 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3348 are provided in the following table:

08h 31m 19s
+37° 15’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3348 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3348 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3348.

Visibility of HR3348 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 HR3348 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: 52.7°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.3°
HR3348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3348

The image below is a photograph of HR3348 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 HR3348 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3348 star
DSS2 image of HR3348. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3348 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3348 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3348 is distant 789.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

242.13 pc
789.35 ly
16 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3348

HR3348 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 HR3348 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3348. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3348