HR3116 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3116 visual magnitude is 5.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3116 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 HR3116:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3116
HR3116 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3116 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3116 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3116 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3116 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3116
The image below is a photograph of HR3116 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 HR3116 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3116 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3116 is distant 1,283.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3116
HR3116 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3116 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3116 star system properties
HR3116 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3116 double sysyem: