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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR3245 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR3245 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3245 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 HR3245:

HR3245 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 72°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3245

HR3245 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 HR3245 are provided in the following table:

08h 19m 17s
+62° 30’ 25”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3245 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3245 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3245.

Visibility of HR3245 from your location

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

HR3245 is circumpolar and transits at 19:55 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3245

The image below is a photograph of HR3245 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 HR3245 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3245 star
DSS2 image of HR3245. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3245 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3245 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3245 is distant 470.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

144.30 pc
470.42 ly
-2 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3245

HR3245 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3245 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3245. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3245