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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 41.8°   Azimuth: 321.9°   Direction: North-West

HR3245 is a variable giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

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

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.

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);

Apparent Coordinates

08h 21m 24s
+62° 25’ 43”
06h 19m 51s

J2000 Coordinates

08h 19m 17s
+62° 30’ 25”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3245 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3245.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
0.007 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR3245 is circumpolar and transits at 12:51 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)