HR3040 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR3040 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3040 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 HR3040:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3040
HR3040 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3040 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3040 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3040 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3040
The image below is a photograph of HR3040 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 HR3040 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3040 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3040 is distant 207.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3040
HR3040 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3040 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3040 star system properties
HR3040 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 HR3040 double sysyem: