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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -8.6°   Azimuth: 55.8°   Direction: North-East

HR3115 is a star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3115 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3115 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 HR3115:


HR3115 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.6°
Azimuth: 55.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3115

HR3115 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 HR3115 are provided in the following table:

07h 59m 35s
+13° 14’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3115 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3115 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3115.

Visibility of HR3115 from your location

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

Today's HR3115 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.8°
Max altitude: 51.8°
Azimuth: 283.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3115

The image below is a photograph of HR3115 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 HR3115 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3115 star
DSS2 image of HR3115. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3115 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3115 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3115 is distant 301.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

92.34 pc
301.02 ly
27 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3115

HR3115 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3115 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3115. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3115