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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3006

HR3006 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3006 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3006 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 HR3006:

6.43
Main-sequence
HR3006 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3006

HR3006 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3006 are provided in the following table:

07h 42m 10s
-58° 37’ 50”
270.91°
-16.72°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3006 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3006 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3006.

Visibility of HR3006 from your location

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

HR3006 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3006

The image below is a photograph of HR3006 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 HR3006 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3006 star
DSS2 image of HR3006. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3006 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3006 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3006 is distant 1,068.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

327.87 pc
1,068.85 ly
11 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3006

HR3006 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.15
B2V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3006 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3006. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3006

SAO235430
SAO235430