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Altitude: 21.3°   Azimuth: 8.8°   Direction: North

HR3106 is a dwarf star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3106 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3106 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 HR3106:


HR3106 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.3°
Azimuth: 8.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3106

HR3106 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3106 are provided in the following table:

08h 01m 20s
+59° 02’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3106 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3106 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3106.

Visibility of HR3106 from your location

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

HR3106 is circumpolar and transits at 02:43 UTC (altitude: 82.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3106

The image below is a photograph of HR3106 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 HR3106 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3106 star
DSS2 image of HR3106. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3106 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3106 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3106 is distant 142.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

43.59 pc
142.11 ly
-40 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3106

HR3106 belongs to spectral class F2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3106 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3106. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3106