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HR3236

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 68.92°   Az: 5.93°   Direction: North

HR3236 is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class M0 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3236 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its faintness, HR3236 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.

Image of HR3236 star
DSS2 image of HR3236. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3236 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 23m 19s
+72° 19’ 40”
23h 31m 52s
07h 55m 12s

J2000

08h 20m 40s
+72° 24’ 25”

Galactic Coordinates

142.29°
32.46°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3236 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3236.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.98
Hypergiant

-1.34
M0III
3734K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3236 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3236. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR3236 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3236 double sysyem:

5.98
9.68
3.7
42.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3236 is distant 947.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

290.70
947.67
12 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
-0.025"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO6504
SAO6504

Visibility from Your Location

HR3236 is circumpolar and transits at 12:12 UTC (altitude: 69.2°)