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HR3361

HR3361 is a star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3361 visual magnitude is 6.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3361 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 HR3361:

6.83
HR3361 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 14°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3361

HR3361 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3361 are provided in the following table:

08h 31m 54s
+09° 48’ 51”
215.44°
26.74°
Cancer

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3361 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3361 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3361.

Visibility of HR3361 from your location

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

Today's HR3361 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 80.2°
Max altitude: 48.3°
Azimuth: 279.8°
HR3361 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3361

The image below is a photograph of HR3361 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 HR3361 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3361 star
DSS2 image of HR3361. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3361 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3361 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3361 is distant 657.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

201.61 pc
657.26 ly
8 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3361

HR3361 belongs to spectral class B9 HR3361 is also a Hg chemically peculiar star.

0.31
B9
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3361 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3361. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3361

SAO116863
SAO116863