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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -48.7°   Azimuth: 266.3°   Direction: West

HR3016 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3016 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3016 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 HR3016 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3016 star
DSS2 image of HR3016. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3016 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3016


HR3016 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -48.7°
Azimuth: 266.3°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3016

HR3016 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 HR3016 are provided in the following table:

07h 45m 04s
-37° 53’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3016 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3016 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3016.

Visibility of HR3016 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 HR3016 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: 127.9°
Max altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 232.1°

Distance of HR3016 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3016 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
24 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3016

HR3016 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3016 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3016. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3016