HR3263 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
HR3263 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3263 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 HR3263:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3263
HR3263 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 HR3263 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3263 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3263 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3263 is circumpolar and transits at 20:30 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3263
The image below is a photograph of HR3263 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 HR3263 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3263 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3263 is distant 444.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3263
HR3263 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3263 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.