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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -23.1°   Azimuth: 310.9°   Direction: North-West

HR3269 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3269 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3269 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 HR3269:


HR3269 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -23.1°
Azimuth: 310.9°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3269

HR3269 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 HR3269 are provided in the following table:

08h 19m 49s
+03° 56’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3269 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3269 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3269.

Visibility of HR3269 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 HR3269 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: 86.1°
Max altitude: 42.5°
Azimuth: 273.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3269

The image below is a photograph of HR3269 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 HR3269 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3269 star
DSS2 image of HR3269. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3269 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3269 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3269 is distant 579.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

177.62 pc
579.04 ly
-47 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3269

HR3269 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3269 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3269. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3269