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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:52  ☀️ Transit: 12:04  🌅 Sunset: 18:18


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

HR3017 visual magnitude is 3.61. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3017 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3017:

HR3017 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3017

HR3017 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 HR3017 are provided in the following table:

07h 45m 15s
-37° 58’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3017 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3017 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3017.

Visibility of HR3017 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 128.0°
Max altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 232.0°
HR3017 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3017

The image below is a photograph of HR3017 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 HR3017 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR3017

HR3017 belongs to spectral class K2 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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR3017