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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:10 south
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Altitude: 78.9°   Azimuth: 313.6°   Direction: North-West

HR3175 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3175 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3175 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 HR3175:


HR3175 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 78.9°
Azimuth: 313.6°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3175

HR3175 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3175 are provided in the following table:

08h 10m 03s
+58° 14’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3175 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3175 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3175.

Visibility of HR3175 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3175 is circumpolar and transits at 15:07 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3175

The image below is a photograph of HR3175 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 HR3175 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.075 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3175 star
DSS2 image of HR3175. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3175 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3175 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3175 is distant 560.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

171.82 pc
560.14 ly
34 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.075 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3175

HR3175 belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3175 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3175. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3175