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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -16.9°   Azimuth: 168.3°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3156 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3156 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its faintness, HR3156 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3156

Finder chart HR3156 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3156.

HR3156 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 HR3156 are provided in the following table:

08h 00m 49s
-54° 09’ 05”
Image of HR3156 star
DSS2 image of HR3156. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3156 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3156


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3156 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3156. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3156 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3156 is distant 699.57 light years from the Sun

214.59 pc
699.57 ly
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3156


Visibility of HR3156 from your location

HR3156 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK