HR3236 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3236 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3236 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 HR3236:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3236
HR3236 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 HR3236 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3236 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3236 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3236 is circumpolar and transits at 20:20 UTC (altitude: 69.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3236
The image below is a photograph of HR3236 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 HR3236 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3236 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR3236
HR3236 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3236 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3236 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: