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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 23.9°   Azimuth: 22.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3119 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3119 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3119 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3119 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3119 star
DSS2 image of HR3119. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3119 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3119


HR3119 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 22.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3119

HR3119 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 HR3119 are provided in the following table:

08h 02m 35s
+57° 16’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3119 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3119 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3119.

Visibility of HR3119 from your location

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

HR3119 is circumpolar and transits at 21:29 UTC (altitude: 84.2°)

Distance of HR3119 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3119 is distant 331.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

101.63 pc
331.30 ly
26 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.063 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3119

HR3119 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3119 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3119. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3119