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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR3198 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3198 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3198 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 HR3198:

HR3198 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 47°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3198

HR3198 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 HR3198 are provided in the following table:

08h 10m 58s
+14° 37’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3198 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3198 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3198.

Visibility of HR3198 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 HR3198 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: 75.4°
Max altitude: 53.1°
Azimuth: 284.6°
HR3198 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3198

The image below is a photograph of HR3198 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 HR3198 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3198 star
DSS2 image of HR3198. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3198 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3198 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3198 is distant 581.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

178.25 pc
581.11 ly
24 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3198

HR3198 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3198. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3198