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HR3216

Altitude: 38.7°   Azimuth: 351.1°   Direction: North

HR3216 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR3216 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3216 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 HR3216:

5.54
Giant

HR3216 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 38.7°
Azimuth: 351.1°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3216

HR3216 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 HR3216 are provided in the following table:

08h 19m 32s
+75° 45’ 24”
138.47°
31.61°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3216 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3216 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3216.

Visibility of HR3216 from your location

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

HR3216 is circumpolar and transits at 15:00 UTC (altitude: 65.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3216

The image below is a photograph of HR3216 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 HR3216 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3216 star
DSS2 image of HR3216. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3216 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3216 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3216 is distant 291.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

89.45 pc
291.59 ly
7 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3216

HR3216 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.78
G8III
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3216 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3216. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3216

SAO6487
SAO6487