HR3255 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3255 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3255 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 HR3255:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3255
HR3255 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3255 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3255 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3255 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3255 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 HR3255
The image below is a photograph of HR3255 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 HR3255 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3255 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3255 is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3255
HR3255 belongs to spectral class A0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3255 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.