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HR3351

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:

6.24
Hypergiant
HR3351 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 21°.

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:

08h 32m 33s
+53° 06’ 52”
165.3°
36.36°
Lynx

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3351 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3351 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3351.

Visibility of HR3351 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR3351 star
DSS2 image of HR3351. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3351 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.83 arcmin in declination);

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.

60.06 pc
195.80 ly
44 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.077 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3351

HR3351 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.

2.35
K0IV
4719K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3351 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3351. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3351

SAO26896
SAO26896