HR3158 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.
HR3158 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3158 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 HR3158:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3158
HR3158 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 HR3158 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3158 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3158 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3158
The image below is a photograph of HR3158 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 HR3158 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3158 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3158 is distant 298.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3158
HR3158 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3158 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.