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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3038 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3038 from your location
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.
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.
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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.