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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:03 | Tran: 15:12 | Set: 19:20
Altitude: -42.0°   Azimuth: 67.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR3048 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class G3 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3048 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its faintness, HR3048 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3048

Finder chart HR3048 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3048.

HR3048 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 HR3048 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 45s
-20° 12’ 24”
Image of HR3048 star
DSS2 image of HR3048. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3048 during the next 1000 years (-0.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.77 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3048


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3048 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3048. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3048 star system properties

HR3048 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3048 double sysyem:

6 arcsec

Distance of HR3048 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3048 is distant 168.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.

51.65 pc
168.39 ly
45 km/s
-0.053 arcsec/year
-0.106 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3048


Visibility of HR3048 from your location

Today's HR3048 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.2°
Max altitude: 18.3°
Azimuth: 249.8°