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Altitude: -65.6°   Azimuth: 91.1°   Direction: East

HR3250 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.

HR3250 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3250 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3250 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3250 star
DSS2 image of HR3250. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3250 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3250


HR3250 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -65.6°
Azimuth: 91.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3250

HR3250 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 HR3250 are provided in the following table:

08h 14m 23s
-45° 50’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3250 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3250 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3250.

Visibility of HR3250 from your location

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

HR3250 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3250 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3250 is distant 903.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

277.01 pc
903.05 ly
20 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3250

HR3250 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3250 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3250. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3250 star system properties

HR3250 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3250 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3250