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north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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HR3033

Altitude: -5.1°   Azimuth: 283.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR3033 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR3033 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3033 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 HR3033:

6.53
Giant

HR3033 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.1°
Azimuth: 283.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3033

HR3033 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 HR3033 are provided in the following table:

07h 48m 58s
+04° 19’ 58”
215.64°
14.77°
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3033 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3033 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3033.

Visibility of HR3033 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 HR3033 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: 85.7°
Max altitude: 42.9°
Azimuth: 274.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3033

The image below is a photograph of HR3033 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 HR3033 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3033 star
DSS2 image of HR3033. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3033 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3033 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3033 is distant 419.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

128.53 pc
419.02 ly
-6 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3033

HR3033 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.98
G2III
5342K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3033 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3033. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3033

SAO115966
SAO115966