HR3012 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3012 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3012 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 HR3012:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3012
HR3012 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 HR3012 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3012 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3012 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3012 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3012
The image below is a photograph of HR3012 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 HR3012 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3012 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3012 is distant 629.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3012
HR3012 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3012 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.