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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


HR3362 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3362 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3362 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 HR3362:

HR3362 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 5°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3362

HR3362 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 HR3362 are provided in the following table:

08h 30m 28s
-32° 09’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3362 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3362 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3362.

Visibility of HR3362 from your location

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

Today's HR3362 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.2°
Max altitude: 6.4°
Azimuth: 237.8°
HR3362 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3362

The image below is a photograph of HR3362 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 HR3362 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3362 star
DSS2 image of HR3362. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3362 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3362 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3362 is distant 1,194.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

366.30 pc
1,194.14 ly
19 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3362

HR3362 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 HR3362 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3362. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3362