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HR3232

Altitude: -62.7°   Azimuth: 96.4°   Direction: East

HR3232 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3232 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3232 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 HR3232 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3232 star
DSS2 image of HR3232. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3232 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3232

5.76
Supergiant

HR3232 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -62.7°
Azimuth: 96.4°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3232

HR3232 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 HR3232 are provided in the following table:

08h 11m 59s
-46° 38’ 39”
262.44°
-6.96°
Vela

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3232 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3232 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3232.

Visibility of HR3232 from your location

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

HR3232 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3232 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3232 is distant 1,461.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

448.43 pc
1,461.88 ly
26 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3232

HR3232 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-2.50
F7I
6007K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3232 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3232. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3232

SAO219587
SAO219587