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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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HR3196

Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:49 | Tran: 13:38 | Set: 16:27
Alt: 6.31°   Az: 197.01°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3196 is a double giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3196 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its faintness, HR3196 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR3196 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR3196 star
DSS2 image of HR3196. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3196 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 10m 05s
-30° 23’ 44”
01h 18m 49s

J2000

08h 09m 06s
-30° 19’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates

248.41°
1.44°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3196 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3196.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.65
Giant

0.03
K5III
3950K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3196. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR3196 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3196 double sysyem:

6.65
10.85
4.2
1.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3196 is distant 686.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

210.53 pc
686.32 ly
-25 km/s
0.024 arcsec/y
-0.001 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO198854
SAO198854

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR3196 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.4°
Max altitude: 8.1°
Azimuth: 239.6°