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HR3241

HR3241 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3241 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3241 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 HR3241:

6.11
Sub-giant
HR3241 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3241

HR3241 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 HR3241 are provided in the following table:

08h 13m 58s
-36° 20’ 27”
254°
-1.01°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3241 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3241 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3241.

Visibility of HR3241 from your location

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

Today's HR3241 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.3°
Max altitude: 2.2°
Azimuth: 233.7°
HR3241 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3241

The image below is a photograph of HR3241 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 HR3241 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3241 star
DSS2 image of HR3241. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3241 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3241 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3241 is distant 1,481.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

454.55 pc
1,481.82 ly
14 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3241

HR3241 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-2.18
B2IV
13121K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3241 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3241. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3241

SAO198970
SAO198970