HR3351 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3351 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3351 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 HR3351:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3351
HR3351 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 HR3351 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3351 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3351 from your location
HR3351 is circumpolar and transits at 00:23 UTC (altitude: 88.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3351
The image below is a photograph of HR3351 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 HR3351 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3351 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3351 is distant 195.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3351
HR3351 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3351 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.