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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -37.1°   Azimuth: 126.2°   Direction: South-East

HR3005 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3005 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3005 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 HR3005 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3005 star
DSS2 image of HR3005. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3005 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3005


HR3005 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -37.1°
Azimuth: 126.2°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3005

HR3005 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 HR3005 are provided in the following table:

07h 43m 06s
-49° 59’ 34”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3005 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3005 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3005.

Visibility of HR3005 from your location

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

HR3005 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3005 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3005 is distant 791.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

242.72 pc
791.26 ly
3 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3005

HR3005 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3005 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3005. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3005