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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -71.8°   Azimuth: 117.5°   Direction: East-South-East

HR3062 is a double bright giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Carina.

HR3062 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its faintness, HR3062 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3062

Finder chart HR3062 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3062.

HR3062 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 HR3062 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 06s
-56° 24’ 38”
Image of HR3062 star
DSS2 image of HR3062. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3062 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3062

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3062 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3062. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3062 star system properties

HR3062 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 HR3062 double sysyem:

6.9 arcsec

Distance of HR3062 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3062 is distant 934.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

286.53 pc
934.10 ly
22 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR3062


Visibility of HR3062 from your location

HR3062 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom