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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR3186 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3186 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3186 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 HR3186:

HR3186 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3186

HR3186 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 HR3186 are provided in the following table:

08h 04m 42s
-62° 50’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3186 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3186 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3186.

Visibility of HR3186 from your location

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

HR3186 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3186

The image below is a photograph of HR3186 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 HR3186 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3186 star
DSS2 image of HR3186. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3186 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3186 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3186 is distant 1,249.04 light years from the Sun

383.14 pc
1,249.04 ly
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3186

HR3186 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3186 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3186. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3186 star system properties

HR3186 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3186 double sysyem:

87.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3186