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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: 18.0°   Azimuth: 11.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3039 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3039 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3039 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3039 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3039 star
DSS2 image of HR3039. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3039 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3039


HR3039 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.0°
Azimuth: 11.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3039

HR3039 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 HR3039 are provided in the following table:

07h 52m 36s
+55° 12’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3039 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3039 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3039.

Visibility of HR3039 from your location

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

HR3039 is circumpolar and transits at 21:43 UTC (altitude: 86.3°)

Distance of HR3039 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3039 is distant 439.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

134.95 pc
439.95 ly
8 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3039

HR3039 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3039 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3039. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3039