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HR3370

HR3370 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3370 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3370 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 HR3370:

5.53
Hypergiant
HR3370 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3370

HR3370 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 HR3370 are provided in the following table:

08h 27m 16s
-70° 05’ 35”
283.86°
-17.8°
Volans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3370 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3370 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3370.

Visibility of HR3370 from your location

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

HR3370 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3370

The image below is a photograph of HR3370 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 HR3370 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3370 star
DSS2 image of HR3370. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3370 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3370 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3370 is distant 285.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

87.49 pc
285.21 ly
13 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.048 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3370

HR3370 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.82
A0V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3370 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3370. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3370

SAO250235
SAO250235