HR3177 is a multiple supergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3177 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3177 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 HR3177:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3177
HR3177 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 HR3177 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3177 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3177 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3177 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3177
The image below is a photograph of HR3177 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 HR3177 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3177 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3177 is distant 3,395.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3177
HR3177 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3177 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3177 star system properties
HR3177 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3177 double sysyem: