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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3298

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:

6.12
Giant
HR3298 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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 emisphere. 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”
278.2°
-15.19°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3298 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3298 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3298.

Visibility of HR3298 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3298 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR3298

HR3298 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.35
G6III
4917K

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

Alternative designations of HR3298

SAO250202
SAO250202