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HR3195

HR3195 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3195 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3195 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 HR3195:

6.37
Main-sequence
HR3195 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3195

HR3195 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 HR3195 are provided in the following table:

08h 08m 37s
-37° 40’ 53”
254.54°
-2.63°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3195 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3195 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3195.

Visibility of HR3195 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 HR3195 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: 127.7°
Max altitude: 0.8°
Azimuth: 232.3°
HR3195 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3195

The image below is a photograph of HR3195 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 HR3195 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3195 star
DSS2 image of HR3195. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3195 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3195 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3195 is distant 1,771.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

543.48 pc
1,771.74 ly
30 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3195

HR3195 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.31
B4V
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3195 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3195. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3195

SAO198848
SAO198848