HR3101 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3101 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3101 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 HR3101:
HR3101 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3101
HR3101 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 HR3101 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3101 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3101 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3101 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3101
The image below is a photograph of HR3101 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 HR3101 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3101 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3101 is distant 855.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3101
HR3101 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3101 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3101 star system properties
HR3101 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3101 double sysyem: