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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:38  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:43
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Altitude: 4.7°   Azimuth: 190.8°   Direction: South

HR3282 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3282 visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3282 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3282 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3282 star
DSS2 image of HR3282. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3282 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3282

Bright giant

HR3282 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 4.7°
Azimuth: 190.8°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3282

HR3282 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 HR3282 are provided in the following table:

08h 21m 23s
-33° 03’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3282 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3282 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3282.

Visibility of HR3282 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 HR3282 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: 123.1°
Max altitude: 5.5°
Azimuth: 236.9°

Distance of HR3282 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3282 is distant 838.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

257.07 pc
838.05 ly
33 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3282

HR3282 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3282 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3282. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3282