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Altitude: -22.5°   Azimuth: 232.3°   Direction: South-West

HR3041 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3041 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3041 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3041 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3041 star
DSS2 image of HR3041. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3041 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3041


HR3041 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.5°
Azimuth: 232.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3041

HR3041 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3041 are provided in the following table:

07h 48m 08s
-40° 39’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3041 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3041 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3041.

Visibility of HR3041 from your location

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

HR3041 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3041 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3041 is distant 600.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

184.16 pc
600.37 ly
23 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3041

HR3041 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3041 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3041. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3041