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Altitude: 24.6°   Azimuth: 32.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3277 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3277 visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3277 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 HR3277:


HR3277 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.6°
Azimuth: 32.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3277

HR3277 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3277 are provided in the following table:

08h 23m 48s
+53° 13’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3277 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3277 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3277.

Visibility of HR3277 from your location

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

HR3277 is circumpolar and transits at 03:29 UTC (altitude: 88.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3277

The image below is a photograph of HR3277 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 HR3277 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.095 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3277 star
DSS2 image of HR3277. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3277 during the next 1000 years (-0.43 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.58 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3277 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3277 is distant 167.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

51.39 pc
167.52 ly
21 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.095 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3277

HR3277 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3277 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3277. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3277