HR3237 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3237 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3237 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3237:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3237
HR3237 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 HR3237 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3237 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3237 from your location
Today's HR3237 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3237
The image below is a photograph of HR3237 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 HR3237 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3237 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3237 is distant 978.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3237
HR3237 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3237 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.