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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 51.9°   Azimuth: 180.2°   Direction: South

HR3030 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR3030 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3030 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 HR3030:


HR3030 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 51.9°
Azimuth: 180.2°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3030

HR3030 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 HR3030 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 01s
+13° 22’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3030 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3030 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3030.

Visibility of HR3030 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 HR3030 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: 76.6°
Max altitude: 51.9°
Azimuth: 283.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3030

The image below is a photograph of HR3030 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 HR3030 is 0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3030 star
DSS2 image of HR3030. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3030 during the next 10000 years (8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3030 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3030 is distant 659.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.

202.43 pc
659.92 ly
-57 km/s
0.051 arcsec/year
-0.043 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3030

HR3030 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3030 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3030. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3030