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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -6.0°   Azimuth: 97.3°   Direction: East

HR3047 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR3047 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3047 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 HR3047 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3047 star
DSS2 image of HR3047. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3047 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3047


HR3047 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.0°
Azimuth: 97.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3047

HR3047 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 HR3047 are provided in the following table:

07h 50m 10s
-09° 10’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3047 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3047 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3047.

Visibility of HR3047 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 HR3047 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: 99.2°
Max altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 260.8°

Distance of HR3047 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3047 is distant 1,405.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

431.03 pc
1,405.17 ly
-7 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3047

HR3047 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3047 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3047. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3047