HR3144 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR3144 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3144 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 HR3144:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3144
HR3144 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 HR3144 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3144 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3144 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3144 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 HR3144
The image below is a photograph of HR3144 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 HR3144 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3144 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3144 is distant 194.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3144
HR3144 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3144 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.