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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -47.2°   Azimuth: 130.3°   Direction: South-East

HR3293 is a variable giant star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3293 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR3293 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 HR3293

Finder chart HR3293 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3293.

HR3293 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 HR3293 are provided in the following table:

08h 21m 11s
-57° 58’ 23”
Image of HR3293 star
DSS2 image of HR3293. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3293 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3293


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3293 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3293. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3293 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3293 is distant 2,379.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

729.93 pc
2,379.56 ly
20 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3293


Visibility of HR3293 from your location

HR3293 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK