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HR3374

HR3374 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3374 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3374 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 HR3374:

6.38
Hypergiant
HR3374 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 7°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3374

HR3374 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3374 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 33s
-15° 01’ 45”
238.56°
14.41°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3374 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3374 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3374.

Visibility of HR3374 from your location

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

Today's HR3374 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.0°
Max altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 255.0°
HR3374 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3374

The image below is a photograph of HR3374 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 HR3374 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3374 star
DSS2 image of HR3374. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3374 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3374 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3374 is distant 231.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

70.92 pc
231.21 ly
23 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3374

HR3374 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

2.13
F0V
7658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3374 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3374. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3374 star system properties

HR3374 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3374 double sysyem:

6.38
8.48
2.1
0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3374

SAO154373
SAO154373