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Altitude: 67.1°   Azimuth: 329.9°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3182 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3182 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3182 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 HR3182:

Bright giant

HR3182 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 67.1°
Azimuth: 329.9°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3182

HR3182 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3182 are provided in the following table:

08h 12m 48s
+68° 28’ 27”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3182 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3182 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3182.

Visibility of HR3182 from your location

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

HR3182 is circumpolar and transits at 03:18 UTC (altitude: 73.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3182

The image below is a photograph of HR3182 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 HR3182 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3182 star
DSS2 image of HR3182. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3182 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3182 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3182 is distant 1,061.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

325.73 pc
1,061.89 ly
-9 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3182

HR3182 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3182 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3182. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3182