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HR3324 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3324 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3324 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 HR3324:

HR3324 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3324

HR3324 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 HR3324 are provided in the following table:

08h 26m 41s
-12° 32’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3324 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3324 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3324.

Visibility of HR3324 from your location

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

Today's HR3324 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.5°
Max altitude: 26.0°
Azimuth: 257.5°
HR3324 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3324

The image below is a photograph of HR3324 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 HR3324 is -0.091 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3324 star
DSS2 image of HR3324. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3324 during the next 1000 years (-1.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.30 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3324 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3324 is distant 267.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.

82.17 pc
267.87 ly
61 km/s
-0.091 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3324

HR3324 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3324 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3324. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3324