HR3104 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cancer.
HR3104 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3104 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 HR3104:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3104
HR3104 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 HR3104 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3104 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3104 from your location
Today's HR3104 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3104
The image below is a photograph of HR3104 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 HR3104 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3104 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3104 is distant 1,399.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3104
HR3104 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3104 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.