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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:55  
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HR3018

HR3018 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3018 visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3018 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 HR3018:

5.37
Hypergiant
HR3018 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3018

HR3018 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 HR3018 are provided in the following table:

07h 45m 34s
-34° 10’ 23”
249.13°
-4.81°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3018 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3018 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3018.

Visibility of HR3018 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 HR3018 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: 124.2°
Max altitude: 4.3°
Azimuth: 235.8°
HR3018 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3018

The image below is a photograph of HR3018 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 HR3018 is -0.279 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 1.665 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3018 star
DSS2 image of HR3018. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3018 during the next 100 years (-0.47 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.78 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3018 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3018 is distant 49.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 103 kilometers per second.

15.20 pc
49.55 ly
103 km/s
-0.279 arcsec/year
1.665 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3018

HR3018 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

4.46
G0V
5968K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3018 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3018. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3018

SAO198404
SAO198404
Gl 288 A