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HR3397

HR3397 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Pyxis.

HR3397 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3397 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 HR3397:

6.43
Sub-giant
HR3397 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3397

HR3397 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 HR3397 are provided in the following table:

08h 34m 31s
-32° 35’ 54”
253.37°
4.61°
Pyxis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3397 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3397 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3397.

Visibility of HR3397 from your location

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

Today's HR3397 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.6°
Max altitude: 5.9°
Azimuth: 237.4°
HR3397 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3397

The image below is a photograph of HR3397 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 HR3397 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.133 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3397 star
DSS2 image of HR3397. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3397 during the next 1000 years (-0.73 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.22 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3397 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3397 is distant 204.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

62.77 pc
204.65 ly
8 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.133 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3397

HR3397 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

2.44
G5IV
5436K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3397 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3397. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3397

SAO199388
SAO199388