HR3048 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3048 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3048 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 HR3048:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3048 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3048 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3048 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3048
The image below is a photograph of HR3048 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 HR3048 is -0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.106 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR3048
HR3048 belongs to spectral class G3 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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: