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HR3193 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3193 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3193 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 HR3193:

HR3193 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 6°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3193

HR3193 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3193 are provided in the following table:

08h 11m 21s
+38° 43’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3193 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3193 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3193.

Visibility of HR3193 from your location

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

HR3193 is circumpolar and transits at 15:20 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3193

The image below is a photograph of HR3193 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 HR3193 is -0.111 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.075 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3193 star
DSS2 image of HR3193. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3193 during the next 1000 years (-1.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.25 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3193 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3193 is distant 148.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

45.52 pc
148.38 ly
26 km/s
-0.111 arcsec/year
-0.075 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3193

HR3193 belongs to spectral class G0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3193 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3193. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3193