HR3288 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR3288 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3288 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 HR3288:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3288 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3288 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3288
The image below is a photograph of HR3288 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 HR3288 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3288
HR3288 belongs to spectral class M1 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.