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Altitude: -35.8°   Azimuth: 33.8°   Direction: North-East

HR3383 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3383 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3383 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 HR3383:


HR3383 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -35.8°
Azimuth: 33.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3383

HR3383 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 HR3383 are provided in the following table:

08h 34m 01s
-02° 09’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3383 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3383 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3383.

Visibility of HR3383 from your location

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

Today's HR3383 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.2°
Max altitude: 36.4°
Azimuth: 267.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3383

The image below is a photograph of HR3383 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 HR3383 is -0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3383 star
DSS2 image of HR3383. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3383 during the next 10000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3383 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3383 is distant 326.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

100.00 pc
326.00 ly
4 km/s
-0.032 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3383

HR3383 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3383 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3383. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3383