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Altitude: -81.8°   Azimuth: 37.8°   Direction: North-East

HR3371 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3371 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3371 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 HR3371 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3371 star
DSS2 image of HR3371. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3371 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3371


HR3371 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.8°
Azimuth: 37.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3371

HR3371 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 HR3371 are provided in the following table:

08h 30m 39s
-44° 44’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3371 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3371 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3371.

Visibility of HR3371 from your location

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

HR3371 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3371 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3371 is distant 2,232.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

684.93 pc
2,232.88 ly
24 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3371

HR3371 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3371 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3371. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3371 star system properties

HR3371 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3371 double sysyem:

3.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3371