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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:08 south
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Altitude: 46.8°   Azimuth: 304.3°   Direction: North-West

HR3028 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3028 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3028 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 HR3028:


HR3028 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.8°
Azimuth: 304.3°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3028

HR3028 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3028 are provided in the following table:

07h 51m 05s
+54° 07’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3028 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3028 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3028.

Visibility of HR3028 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3028 is circumpolar and transits at 14:55 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3028

The image below is a photograph of HR3028 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 HR3028 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3028 star
DSS2 image of HR3028. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3028 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3028 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3028 is distant 97.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

30.01 pc
97.84 ly
-2 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3028

HR3028 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3028 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3028. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3028