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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 8:01 | Tran: 15:19 | Set: 22:37
Altitude: 18.4°   Azimuth: 88.3°   Direction: East

HR3394 is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3394 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR3394 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3394

Finder chart HR3394 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3394.

HR3394 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 HR3394 are provided in the following table:

08h 36m 07s
+15° 18’ 48”
Image of HR3394 star
DSS2 image of HR3394. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3394 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3394


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3394 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3394. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3394 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3394 is distant 266.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

81.77 pc
266.56 ly
4 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3394


Visibility of HR3394 from your location

Today's HR3394 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.7°
Max altitude: 53.8°
Azimuth: 285.3°