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Altitude: -15.2°   Azimuth: 204.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3148 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3148 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3148 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3148 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3148 star
DSS2 image of HR3148. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3148 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3148


HR3148 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.2°
Azimuth: 204.0°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3148

HR3148 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 HR3148 are provided in the following table:

08h 00m 14s
-48° 58’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3148 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3148 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3148.

Visibility of HR3148 from your location

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

HR3148 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3148 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3148 is distant 376.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

115.61 pc
376.88 ly
12 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3148

HR3148 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3148 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3148. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3148