HR3097 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR3097 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3097 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 HR3097:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3097
HR3097 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 HR3097 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3097 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3097 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3097
The image below is a photograph of HR3097 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 HR3097 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3097 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3097 is distant 294.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3097
HR3097 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3097 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.