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HR3282

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 skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3282:

4.83
Bright giant
HR3282 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

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”
252.13°
2.1°
Puppis

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°
HR3282 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3282

The image below is a photograph of HR3282 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 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);

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.

-2.22
K2II
3870K

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

SAO199118
SAO199118