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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
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HR3087 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR3087 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3087 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 HR3087:

HR3087 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3087

HR3087 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 HR3087 are provided in the following table:

07h 55m 31s
+08° 51’ 46”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3087 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3087 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3087.

Visibility of HR3087 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 HR3087 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: 81.1°
Max altitude: 47.4°
Azimuth: 278.9°
HR3087 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3087

The image below is a photograph of HR3087 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 HR3087 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.087 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3087 star
DSS2 image of HR3087. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3087 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3087 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3087 is distant 124.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

38.15 pc
124.38 ly
22 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.087 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3087

HR3087 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3087 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3087. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3087