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north SunriseRise: 4:52  
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HR3019 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3019 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3019 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 HR3019:

HR3019 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3019

HR3019 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3019 are provided in the following table:

07h 46m 44s
-12° 40’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3019 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3019 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3019.

Visibility of HR3019 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 HR3019 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: 102.7°
Max altitude: 25.8°
Azimuth: 257.3°
HR3019 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3019

The image below is a photograph of HR3019 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 HR3019 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3019 star
DSS2 image of HR3019. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3019 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3019 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3019 is distant 961.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

294.99 pc
961.65 ly
8 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3019

HR3019 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3019 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3019. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3019