HR3056 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR3056 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3056 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 HR3056:
HR3056 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3056
HR3056 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 HR3056 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3056 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3056 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3056 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3056
The image below is a photograph of HR3056 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 HR3056 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3056 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3056 is distant 2,263.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3056
HR3056 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3056 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3056 star system properties
HR3056 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3056 double sysyem: