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Altitude: -82.3°   Azimuth: 116.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3382 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3382 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3382 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 HR3382 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3382 star
DSS2 image of HR3382. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3382 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3382


HR3382 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -82.3°
Azimuth: 116.9°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3382

HR3382 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 HR3382 are provided in the following table:

08h 31m 29s
-54° 23’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3382 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3382 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3382.

Visibility of HR3382 from your location

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

HR3382 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3382 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3382 is distant 490.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

150.60 pc
490.96 ly
-7 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3382

HR3382 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3382 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3382. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3382