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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 75.7°   Azimuth: 157.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3360 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3360 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3360 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 HR3360:


HR3360 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 75.7°
Azimuth: 157.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3360

HR3360 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 HR3360 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 54s
+38° 00’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3360 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3360 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3360.

Visibility of HR3360 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 HR3360 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: 52.0°
Max altitude: 76.5°
Azimuth: 308.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3360

The image below is a photograph of HR3360 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 HR3360 is -0.103 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.169 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3360 star
DSS2 image of HR3360. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3360 during the next 1000 years (-1.72 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.82 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3360 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3360 is distant 209.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

64.39 pc
209.92 ly
15 km/s
-0.103 arcsec/year
-0.169 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3360

HR3360 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3360 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3360. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3360