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Altitude: -57.5°   Azimuth: 234.6°   Direction: South-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR3006


HR3006 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -57.5°
Azimuth: 234.6°
Direction: South-West

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 hemisphere. 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”

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 edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3006 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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.


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