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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR3098 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR3098 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3098 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 HR3098:

HR3098 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3098

HR3098 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 HR3098 are provided in the following table:

07h 57m 16s
+01° 07’ 36”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3098 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3098 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3098.

Visibility of HR3098 from your location

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

Today's HR3098 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.9°
Max altitude: 39.6°
Azimuth: 271.1°
HR3098 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3098

The image below is a photograph of HR3098 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 HR3098 is -0.172 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3098 star
DSS2 image of HR3098. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3098 during the next 1000 years (-2.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3098 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3098 is distant 190.75 light years from the Sun

58.51 pc
190.75 ly
-0.172 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3098

HR3098 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3098 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3098. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3098 star system properties

HR3098 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3098 double sysyem:

0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3098