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Altitude: -23.3°   Azimuth: 191.0°   Direction: South

HR3153 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3153 visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3153 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 HR3153:

Bright giant

HR3153 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -23.3°
Azimuth: 191.0°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3153

HR3153 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 HR3153 are provided in the following table:

07h 59m 37s
-60° 35’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3153 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3153.

Visibility of HR3153 from your location

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

HR3153 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3153

The image below is a photograph of HR3153 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 HR3153 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3153 star
DSS2 image of HR3153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3153 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3153 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

320.51 pc
1,044.87 ly
23 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3153

HR3153 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3153 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3153