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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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HR3230

Altitude: 5.4°   Azimuth: 202.5°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3230 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3230 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3230 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 HR3230:

6.52
Main-sequence

HR3230 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 202.5°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3230

HR3230 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 HR3230 are provided in the following table:

08h 12m 46s
-29° 54’ 38”
248.5°
2.33°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3230 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3230 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3230.

Visibility of HR3230 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 HR3230 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: 119.9°
Max altitude: 8.6°
Azimuth: 240.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3230

The image below is a photograph of HR3230 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 HR3230 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3230 star
DSS2 image of HR3230. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3230 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3230 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3230 is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

147.06 pc
479.41 ly
28 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3230

HR3230 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.68
A1V
9434K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3230 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3230. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3230

SAO175390
SAO175390