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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -36.41°   Az: 144.24°   Direction: South-East

HR3120 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3120 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its faintness, HR3120 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR3120 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR3120 star
DSS2 image of HR3120. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3120 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


07h 56m 43s
-60° 35’ 34”
19h 06m 53s
03h 03m 37s


07h 56m 18s
-60° 31’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3120 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3120.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3120 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3120. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3120 is distant 1,244.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

381.68 pc
1,244.27 ly
23 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/y
0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR3120 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK