HR3103 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR3103 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3103 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 HR3103:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3103
HR3103 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 HR3103 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3103 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3103 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3103
The image below is a photograph of HR3103 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 HR3103 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3103 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3103 is distant 842.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3103
HR3103 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3103 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.