HR3298 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3298 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3298 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 HR3298:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3298 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3298 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3298
The image below is a photograph of HR3298 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 HR3298 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3298
HR3298 belongs to spectral class G6 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.