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HR3267

Altitude: -62.1°   Azimuth: 286.8°   Direction: West-North-West

HR3267 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3267 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3267 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 HR3267:

6.7
Hypergiant

HR3267 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -62.1°
Azimuth: 286.8°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3267

HR3267 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 HR3267 are provided in the following table:

08h 18m 12s
-37° 22’ 27”
255.33°
-0.88°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3267 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3267 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3267.

Visibility of HR3267 from your location

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

Today's HR3267 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.4°
Max altitude: 1.1°
Azimuth: 232.6°
HR3267 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3267

The image below is a photograph of HR3267 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 HR3267 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3267 star
DSS2 image of HR3267. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3267 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3267 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3267 is distant 1,336.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

409.84 pc
1,336.07 ly
17 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3267

HR3267 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-1.36
A0IV
7938K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3267 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3267. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3267 star system properties

HR3267 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3267 double sysyem:

6.7
7.5
0.8
1.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3267

SAO199059
SAO199059