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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -17.1°   Azimuth: 232.2°   Direction: South-West

HR3283 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3283 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3283 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3283 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3283 star
DSS2 image of HR3283. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3283 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3283


HR3283 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.1°
Azimuth: 232.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3283

HR3283 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 HR3283 are provided in the following table:

08h 21m 20s
-36° 29’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3283 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3283 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3283.

Visibility of HR3283 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 HR3283 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: 126.5°
Max altitude: 2.0°
Azimuth: 233.5°

Distance of HR3283 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3283 is distant 1,630.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

500.00 pc
1,630.00 ly
16 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3283

HR3283 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3283 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3283. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3283 star system properties

HR3283 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3283 double sysyem:

6.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3283