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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:05 | Tran: 15:25 | Set: 20:45
Altitude: 1.0°   Azimuth: 256.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR3288 is a giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3288 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its faintness, HR3288 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3288

Finder chart HR3288 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3288.

HR3288 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3288 are provided in the following table:

08h 22m 54s
-07° 32’ 35”
Image of HR3288 star
DSS2 image of HR3288. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3288 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3288


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3288 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3288. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3288 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3288 is distant 831.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 50 kilometers per second.

255.10 pc
831.63 ly
50 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3288


Visibility of HR3288 from your location

Today's HR3288 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.5°
Max altitude: 31.0°
Azimuth: 262.5°