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HR3353 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3353 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3353 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 HR3353:

HR3353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3353

HR3353 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3353 are provided in the following table:

08h 29m 27s
-27° 19’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3353 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3353 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3353.

Visibility of HR3353 from your location

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

Today's HR3353 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.3°
Max altitude: 11.2°
Azimuth: 242.7°
HR3353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3353

The image below is a photograph of HR3353 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 HR3353 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3353 star
DSS2 image of HR3353. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3353 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3353 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3353 is distant 1,495.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

458.72 pc
1,495.41 ly
6 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3353

HR3353 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3353 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3353. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3353