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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:57 | Tran: 14:31 | Set: 19:04
Altitude: -50.9°   Azimuth: 327.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3027 is a variable and multiple bright giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3027 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its faintness, HR3027 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3027

Finder chart HR3027 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3027.

HR3027 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 HR3027 are provided in the following table:

07h 47m 45s
-16° 00’ 51”
Image of HR3027 star
DSS2 image of HR3027. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3027 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3027

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3027 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3027. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3027 star system properties

HR3027 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3027 double sysyem:

130.5 arcsec

Distance of HR3027 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3027 is distant 2,397.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

735.29 pc
2,397.06 ly
14 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3027


Visibility of HR3027 from your location

Today's HR3027 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.0°
Max altitude: 22.5°
Azimuth: 254.0°