HR3055 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3055 visual magnitude is 4.11. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3055 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3055:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3055
HR3055 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 HR3055 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3055 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3055 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3055
The image below is a photograph of HR3055 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 HR3055 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3055 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3055 is distant 1,963.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3055
HR3055 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3055 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3055 star system properties
HR3055 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3055 double sysyem: