HR3287 is a double giant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR3287 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3287 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 HR3287:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3287
HR3287 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 HR3287 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3287 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3287 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3287 is circumpolar and transits at 15:33 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3287
The image below is a photograph of HR3287 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 HR3287 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3287 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3287 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3287
HR3287 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3287 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3287 star system properties
HR3287 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3287 double sysyem: