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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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HR3004

Altitude: -61.1°   Azimuth: 27.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3004 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3004 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3004 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3004 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3004 star
DSS2 image of HR3004. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3004 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3004

5.62
Giant

HR3004 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -61.1°
Azimuth: 27.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3004

HR3004 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3004 are provided in the following table:

07h 44m 34s
-24° 40’ 26”
240.75°
-0.26°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3004 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3004 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3004.

Visibility of HR3004 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 HR3004 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: 114.7°
Max altitude: 13.8°
Azimuth: 245.3°

Distance of HR3004 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3004 is distant 1,862.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

571.43 pc
1,862.86 ly
15 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3004

HR3004 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-3.16
B1III
13348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3004 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3004. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3004

SAO174433
SAO174433