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north SunriseRise: 4:52  
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HR3052

HR3052 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3052 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3052 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 HR3052:

5.6
Giant
HR3052 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3052

HR3052 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 HR3052 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 35s
-33° 17’ 20”
248.76°
-3.64°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3052 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3052 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3052.

Visibility of HR3052 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 HR3052 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: 123.3°
Max altitude: 5.2°
Azimuth: 236.7°
HR3052 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3052

The image below is a photograph of HR3052 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 HR3052 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3052 star
DSS2 image of HR3052. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3052 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3052 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3052 is distant 690.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

211.86 pc
690.68 ly
33 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3052

HR3052 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.03
K5III
3635K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3052 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3052. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3052

SAO198487
SAO198487