HR3112 is a double giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR3112 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3112 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 HR3112:
HR3112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3112
HR3112 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3112 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3112 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3112 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3112 is circumpolar and transits at 14:43 UTC (altitude: 78.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3112
The image below is a photograph of HR3112 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 HR3112 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3112 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3112 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3112
HR3112 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3112 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3112 star system properties
HR3112 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3112 double sysyem: