HR3031 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3031 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3031 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 HR3031:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3031
HR3031 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 HR3031 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3031 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3031 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3031
The image below is a photograph of HR3031 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 HR3031 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3031 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3031 is distant 942.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3031
HR3031 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3031 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3031 star system properties
HR3031 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3031 double sysyem: