HR3145 is a double giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR3145 visual magnitude is 4.39. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3145 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 HR3145:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3145
HR3145 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 HR3145 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3145 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3145 from your location
Today's HR3145 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 HR3145
The image below is a photograph of HR3145 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 HR3145 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.105 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3145 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3145 is distant 261.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 71 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3145
HR3145 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3145 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3145 star system properties
HR3145 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3145 double sysyem: