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HR3032

HR3032 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3032 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3032 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 HR3032:

6.31
Giant
HR3032 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3032

HR3032 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 HR3032 are provided in the following table:

07h 47m 05s
-39° 19’ 53”
253.77°
-7.09°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3032 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3032 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3032.

Visibility of HR3032 from your location

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

HR3032 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3032

The image below is a photograph of HR3032 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 HR3032 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3032 star
DSS2 image of HR3032. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3032 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3032 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3032 is distant 684.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

210.08 pc
684.87 ly
22 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3032

HR3032 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.30
B8III
12902K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3032 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3032. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3032

SAO198435
SAO198435