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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR3231

Above the horizon.  Rise: 8:31 | Tran: 15:36 | Set: 22:42
Altitude: 40.5°   Azimuth: 233.3°   Direction: South-West

HR3231 is a double giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3231 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR3231 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3231

Finder chart HR3231 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3231.

HR3231 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 HR3231 are provided in the following table:

08h 14m 21s
+13° 02’ 53”
210.19°
24.19°
Cancer
Image of HR3231 star
DSS2 image of HR3231. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3231 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3231

6.38
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.50
G8III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3231 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3231. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3231 star system properties

HR3231 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3231 double sysyem:

6.38
11.98
5.6
22.8 arcsec

Distance of HR3231 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3231 is distant 776.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

238.10 pc
776.19 ly
25 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3231

SAO97671
SAO97671

Visibility of HR3231 from your location

Today's HR3231 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.0°
Max altitude: 51.6°
Azimuth: 283.0°