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HR3390

Altitude: -79.3°   Azimuth: 71.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3390 is a giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3390 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3390 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 HR3390 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3390 star
DSS2 image of HR3390. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3390 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3390

6.24
Giant

HR3390 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -79.3°
Azimuth: 71.1°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3390

HR3390 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 HR3390 are provided in the following table:

08h 33m 30s
-46° 58’ 15”
264.81°
-4.11°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3390 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3390 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3390.

Visibility of HR3390 from your location

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

HR3390 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3390 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3390 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

606.06 pc
1,975.76 ly
23 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3390

HR3390 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-2.67
K3III
3705K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3390 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3390. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3390

SAO220103
SAO220103