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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:47 | Tran: 14:57 | Set: 21:07
Altitude: -17.1°   Azimuth: 62.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3145 is a double giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR3145 visual magnitude is 4.39. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3145 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3145

Finder chart HR3145 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

08h 02m 15s
+02° 20’ 03”
Canis Minor
Image of HR3145 star
DSS2 image of HR3145. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3145 during the next 1000 years (-0.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.75 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3145


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 Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3145. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

241.4 arcsec

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.

80.06 pc
261.01 ly
71 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.105 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3145


Visibility of HR3145 from your location

Today's HR3145 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.7°
Max altitude: 40.9°
Azimuth: 272.3°