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:
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 hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3364 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3364 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3364 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3364 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3364
HR3364 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3364 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.