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HR3022 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3022 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3022 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 HR3022:

HR3022 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3022

HR3022 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 HR3022 are provided in the following table:

07h 46m 10s
-37° 56’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3022 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3022 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3022.

Visibility of HR3022 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 HR3022 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°
HR3022 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3022

The image below is a photograph of HR3022 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 HR3022 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3022 star
DSS2 image of HR3022. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3022 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3022 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3022 is distant 631.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

193.80 pc
631.78 ly
28 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3022

HR3022 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3022 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3022. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3022