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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:30 | Tran: 15:15 | Set: 16:00
Altitude: -15.9°   Azimuth: 132.0°   Direction: South-East

HR3017 is a variable supergiant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3017 visual magnitude is 3.61. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3017 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3017

Finder chart HR3017 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3017.

HR3017 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 HR3017 are provided in the following table:

07h 45m 15s
-37° 58’ 06”
Image of HR3017 star
DSS2 image of HR3017. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3017 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3017


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3017 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3017. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR3017 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3017 is distant 1,387.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

425.53 pc
1,387.23 ly
17 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3017


Visibility of HR3017 from your location

Today's HR3017 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.0°
Max altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 232.0°