HR3131 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3131 visual magnitude is 4.61. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3131 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3131:
HR3131 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3131
HR3131 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 HR3131 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3131 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3131 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3131 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3131
The image below is a photograph of HR3131 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 HR3131 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3131 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3131 is distant 238.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3131
HR3131 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3131 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.