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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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Altitude: 49.9°   Azimuth: 11.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3197 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR3197 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3197 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 HR3197 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3197 star
DSS2 image of HR3197. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3197 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3197


HR3197 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 49.9°
Azimuth: 11.7°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3197

HR3197 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 HR3197 are provided in the following table:

08h 24m 32s
+82° 25’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3197 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3197 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3197.

Visibility of HR3197 from your location

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

HR3197 is circumpolar and transits at 21:59 UTC (altitude: 59.0°)

Distance of HR3197 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3197 is distant 679.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

208.33 pc
679.17 ly
-21 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3197

HR3197 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3197 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3197. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3197