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Altitude: -64.1°   Azimuth: 94.1°   Direction: East

HR3363 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3363 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3363 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 HR3363 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3363 star
DSS2 image of HR3363. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3363 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3363


HR3363 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -64.1°
Azimuth: 94.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3363

HR3363 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 HR3363 are provided in the following table:

08h 29m 45s
-46° 19’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3363 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3363 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3363.

Visibility of HR3363 from your location

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

HR3363 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3363 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3363 is distant 629.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

193.05 pc
629.34 ly
12 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3363

HR3363 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3363 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3363. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3363