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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 18.5°   Azimuth: 153.3°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3194 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3194 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3194 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3194 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3194 star
DSS2 image of HR3194. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3194 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3194


HR3194 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.5°
Azimuth: 153.3°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3194

HR3194 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 HR3194 are provided in the following table:

08h 09m 28s
-16° 14’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3194 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3194 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3194.

Visibility of HR3194 from your location

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

Today's HR3194 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.2°
Max altitude: 22.3°
Azimuth: 253.8°

Distance of HR3194 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3194 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
33 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3194

HR3194 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3194 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3194. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3194 star system properties

HR3194 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3194 double sysyem:

5.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3194