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HR3038 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3038 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3038 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 HR3038:

HR3038 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3038

HR3038 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3038 are provided in the following table:

07h 44m 12s
-69° 49’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3038 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3038 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3038.

Visibility of HR3038 from your location

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

HR3038 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3038

The image below is a photograph of HR3038 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 HR3038 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3038 star
DSS2 image of HR3038. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3038 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3038 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3038 is distant 402.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

123.61 pc
402.97 ly
10 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3038

HR3038 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3038 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3038. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3038