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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3000 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3000 from your location
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.
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.
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.