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Altitude: -51.5°   Azimuth: 129.5°   Direction: South-East

HR3274 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3274 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3274 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 HR3274:


HR3274 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -51.5°
Azimuth: 129.5°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3274

HR3274 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 HR3274 are provided in the following table:

08h 17m 55s
-59° 10’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3274 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3274 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3274.

Visibility of HR3274 from your location

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

HR3274 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3274

The image below is a photograph of HR3274 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 HR3274 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3274 star
DSS2 image of HR3274. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3274 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3274 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3274 is distant 253.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

77.88 pc
253.89 ly
-2 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3274

HR3274 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3274 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3274. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3274 star system properties

HR3274 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3274 double sysyem:

43.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3274