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HR3137

HR3137 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3137 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3137 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 HR3137:

5.99
Main-sequence
HR3137 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3137

HR3137 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 HR3137 are provided in the following table:

07h 59m 01s
-45° 12’ 57”
260.02°
-8.13°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3137 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3137 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3137.

Visibility of HR3137 from your location

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

HR3137 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3137

The image below is a photograph of HR3137 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 HR3137 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3137 star
DSS2 image of HR3137. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3137 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3137 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3137 is distant 1,075.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

330.03 pc
1,075.91 ly
-3 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3137

HR3137 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.60
B4V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3137 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3137. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3137

SAO219240
SAO219240