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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3374 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3374 from your location
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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3374
HR3374 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3374 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: