HR3259 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3259 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3259 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 HR3259:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3259
HR3259 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 HR3259 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3259 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3259 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3259 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 HR3259
The image below is a photograph of HR3259 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 HR3259 is 0.267 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.979 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3259 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3259 is distant 41.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3259
HR3259 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3259 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.