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HR3389

Altitude: -68.7°   Azimuth: 63.2°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3389 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3389 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3389 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 HR3389 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3389 star
DSS2 image of HR3389. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3389 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3389

5.96
Giant

HR3389 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -68.7°
Azimuth: 63.2°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3389

HR3389 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 HR3389 are provided in the following table:

08h 33m 38s
-38° 50’ 56”
258.29°
0.74°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3389 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3389 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3389.

Visibility of HR3389 from your location

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

HR3389 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3389 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3389 is distant 825.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

253.16 pc
825.32 ly
28 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3389

HR3389 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.06
B5III
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3389 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3389. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3389

SAO199370
SAO199370