HR3156 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3156 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3156 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 HR3156:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3156 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3156 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3156
The image below is a photograph of HR3156 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 HR3156 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3156 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3156 is distant 699.57 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR3156
HR3156 belongs to spectral class B5 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.