HR3174 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR3174 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3174 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 HR3174:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3174
HR3174 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 HR3174 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3174 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3174 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3174
The image below is a photograph of HR3174 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 HR3174 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3174 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3174 is distant 793.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3174
HR3174 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 HR3174 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3174 star system properties
HR3174 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3174 double sysyem: