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HR3381 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3381 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3381 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 HR3381:

HR3381 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3381

HR3381 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 HR3381 are provided in the following table:

08h 33m 04s
-24° 36’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3381 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3381 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3381.

Visibility of HR3381 from your location

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

Today's HR3381 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.6°
Max altitude: 13.9°
Azimuth: 245.4°
HR3381 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3381

The image below is a photograph of HR3381 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 HR3381 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3381 star
DSS2 image of HR3381. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3381 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3381 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3381 is distant 255.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

78.25 pc
255.09 ly
-8 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3381

HR3381 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3381 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3381. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3381 star system properties

HR3381 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 HR3381 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3381