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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -49.8°   Azimuth: 136.6°   Direction: South-East

HR3186 is a variable and double main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3186 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR3186 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3186

Finder chart HR3186 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3186.

HR3186 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 HR3186 are provided in the following table:

08h 04m 42s
-62° 50’ 09”
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);

Key facts about HR3186


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

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

Alternative designations of HR3186


Visibility of HR3186 from your location

HR3186 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK