HR3027 is a variable and multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3027 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3027 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 HR3027:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3027 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3027 from your location
Today's HR3027 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3027
The image below is a photograph of HR3027 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 HR3027 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3027
HR3027 belongs to spectral class M2 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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: