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HR3000 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR3000 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3000 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 HR3000:

HR3000 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3000

HR3000 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3000 are provided in the following table:

07h 36m 04s
-77° 38’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3000 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3000 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3000.

Visibility of HR3000 from your location

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

HR3000 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3000

The image below is a photograph of HR3000 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 HR3000 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3000 star
DSS2 image of HR3000. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3000 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3000 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3000 is distant 1,147.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

352.11 pc
1,147.89 ly
7 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3000

HR3000 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3000 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3000. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3000