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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: -71.7°   Azimuth: 32.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR3049 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3049 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3049 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 HR3049 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3049 star
DSS2 image of HR3049. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3049 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3049


HR3049 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -71.7°
Azimuth: 32.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3049

HR3049 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 HR3049 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 14s
-35° 14’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3049 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3049 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3049.

Visibility of HR3049 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 HR3049 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: 125.2°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.8°

Distance of HR3049 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3049 is distant 478.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

146.63 pc
478.01 ly
34 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3049

HR3049 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3049 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3049. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3049