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HR3385 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3385 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3385 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 HR3385:

HR3385 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3385

HR3385 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 HR3385 are provided in the following table:

08h 32m 58s
-34° 38’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3385 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3385 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3385.

Visibility of HR3385 from your location

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

Today's HR3385 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.6°
Max altitude: 3.9°
Azimuth: 235.4°
HR3385 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3385

The image below is a photograph of HR3385 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 HR3385 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3385 star
DSS2 image of HR3385. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3385 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3385 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3385 is distant 426.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

130.72 pc
426.14 ly
6 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3385

HR3385 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3385 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3385. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3385