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HR3379

Altitude: 38.3°   Azimuth: 346.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3379 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR3379 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3379 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 HR3379:

6.15
Giant

HR3379 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 346.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3379

HR3379 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3379 are provided in the following table:

08h 39m 42s
+73° 37’ 46”
140.44°
33.48°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3379 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3379 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3379.

Visibility of HR3379 from your location

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

HR3379 is circumpolar and transits at 03:29 UTC (altitude: 67.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3379

The image below is a photograph of HR3379 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 HR3379 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.099 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3379 star
DSS2 image of HR3379. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3379 during the next 1000 years (-0.25 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.65 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3379 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3379 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

108.93 pc
355.12 ly
16 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.099 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3379

HR3379 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.96
G7III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3379 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3379. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3379

SAO6605
SAO6605