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HR3001 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3001 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3001 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 HR3001:

HR3001 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3001

HR3001 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 HR3001 are provided in the following table:

07h 43m 42s
-38° 12’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3001 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3001 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3001.

Visibility of HR3001 from your location

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

Today's HR3001 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.2°
Max altitude: 0.3°
Azimuth: 231.8°
HR3001 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3001

The image below is a photograph of HR3001 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 HR3001 is -0.025 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 HR3001 star
DSS2 image of HR3001. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3001 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3001 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3001 is distant 580.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

177.94 pc
580.07 ly
-6 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3001

HR3001 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star. HR3001 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3001 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3001. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3001