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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -22.2°   Azimuth: 125.8°   Direction: South-East

HR3140 is a giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3140 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its faintness, HR3140 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.

HR3140 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR3140 star
DSS2 image of HR3140. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3140 during the next 10000 years (-13.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

08h 00m 20s
-39° 21’ 55”

J2000 Coordinates

07h 59m 28s
-39° 17’ 49”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3140 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3140.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3140 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3140. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3140 is distant 188.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

57.87 pc
188.66 ly
-8 km/s
-0.082 arcsec/y
-0.043 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR3140 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK