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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3180

HR3180 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3180 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3180 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 HR3180:

5.53
Giant
HR3180 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3180

HR3180 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 HR3180 are provided in the following table:

08h 05m 03s
-53° 06’ 29”
267.42°
-11.3°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3180 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3180 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3180.

Visibility of HR3180 from your location

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

HR3180 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3180

The image below is a photograph of HR3180 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 HR3180 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3180 star
DSS2 image of HR3180. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3180 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3180 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3180 is distant 393.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

120.63 pc
393.24 ly
18 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3180

HR3180 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.12
K3III
4051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3180 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3180. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3180

SAO235735
SAO235735