Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3384

HR3384 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3384 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3384 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 HR3384:

6.38
Hypergiant
HR3384 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3384

HR3384 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3384 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 51s
-31° 30’ 02”
252.29°
4.98°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3384 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3384 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3384.

Visibility of HR3384 from your location

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

Today's HR3384 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.5°
Max altitude: 7.0°
Azimuth: 238.5°
HR3384 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3384

The image below is a photograph of HR3384 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 HR3384 is -1.11 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.765 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3384 star
DSS2 image of HR3384. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3384 during the next 100 years (-1.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.28 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3384 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3384 is distant 39.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

12.17 pc
39.68 ly
16 km/s
-1.11 arcsec/year
0.765 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3384

HR3384 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

5.95
K0V
5311K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3384 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3384. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3384

SAO199352
SAO199352