HR3171 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.
HR3171 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3171 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 HR3171:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3171
HR3171 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3171 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3171 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3171 from your location
HR3171 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3171
The image below is a photograph of HR3171 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 HR3171 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3171 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3171 is distant 409.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3171
HR3171 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3171 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.