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HR3364

HR3364 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3364 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3364 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 HR3364:

6.69
Supergiant
HR3364 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3364

HR3364 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 HR3364 are provided in the following table:

08h 30m 29s
-36° 43’ 15”
256.21°
1.5°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3364 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3364 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3364.

Visibility of HR3364 from your location

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

Today's HR3364 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.7°
Max altitude: 1.8°
Azimuth: 233.3°
HR3364 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3364

The image below is a photograph of HR3364 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 HR3364 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3364 star
DSS2 image of HR3364. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3364 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3364 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3364 is distant 4,591.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

1,408.45 pc
4,591.55 ly
25 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3364

HR3364 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-4.05
M2I
3222K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3364 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3364. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3364

SAO199310
SAO199310