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HR3264

HR3264 is a giant star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3264 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3264 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 HR3264:

5.83
Giant
HR3264 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 31°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3264

HR3264 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 HR3264 are provided in the following table:

08h 20m 21s
+20° 44’ 52”
202.85°
28.45°
Cancer

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3264 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3264 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3264.

Visibility of HR3264 from your location

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

Today's HR3264 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.3°
Azimuth: 290.7°
HR3264 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3264

The image below is a photograph of HR3264 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 HR3264 is 0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3264 star
DSS2 image of HR3264. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3264 during the next 10000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3264 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3264 is distant 510.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

156.49 pc
510.17 ly
-17 km/s
0.06 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3264

HR3264 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.14
K1III
4451K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3264 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3264. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3264

SAO80112
SAO80112