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HR3358

Altitude: -9.4°   Azimuth: 181.5°   Direction: South

HR3358 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3358 visual magnitude is 5.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3358 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3358 is -0.011 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 HR3358 star
DSS2 image of HR3358. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3358 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3358

5.33
Sub-giant

HR3358 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.4°
Azimuth: 181.5°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3358

HR3358 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 HR3358 are provided in the following table:

08h 29m 04s
-47° 55’ 45”
265.14°
-5.28°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3358 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3358 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3358.

Visibility of HR3358 from your location

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

HR3358 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3358 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3358 is distant 1,638.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

502.51 pc
1,638.19 ly
29 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3358

HR3358 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-3.18
B2IV
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3358 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3358. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3358

SAO219985
SAO219985