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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: -36.1°   Azimuth: 150.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3298 is a giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3298 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its faintness, HR3298 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 HR3298

Finder chart HR3298 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3298.

HR3298 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 HR3298 are provided in the following table:

08h 21m 07s
-64° 06’ 21”
Image of HR3298 star
DSS2 image of HR3298. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3298 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3298


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3298 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3298. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3298 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3298 is distant 464.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

142.45 pc
464.39 ly
-3 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3298


Visibility of HR3298 from your location

HR3298 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK