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HR3204

Altitude: -76.1°   Azimuth: 65.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3204 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3204 visual magnitude is 5.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3204 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 HR3204 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3204 star
DSS2 image of HR3204. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3204 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3204

5.21
Sub-giant

HR3204 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.1°
Azimuth: 65.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3204

HR3204 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 HR3204 are provided in the following table:

08h 09m 35s
-44° 07’ 22”
260.07°
-5.96°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3204 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3204 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3204.

Visibility of HR3204 from your location

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

HR3204 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3204 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3204 is distant 1,135.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

348.43 pc
1,135.89 ly
8 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3204

HR3204 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-2.50
B2IV
13348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3204 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3204. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3204

SAO219502
SAO219502