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HR3280 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3280 visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3280 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 HR3280:

HR3280 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3280

HR3280 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3280 are provided in the following table:

08h 18m 18s
-65° 36’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3280 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3280 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3280.

Visibility of HR3280 from your location

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

HR3280 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3280

The image below is a photograph of HR3280 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 HR3280 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3280 star
DSS2 image of HR3280. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3280 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3280 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3280 is distant 296.09 light years from the Sun

90.83 pc
296.09 ly
0.027 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3280

HR3280 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3280 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3280. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3280