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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR3062

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

HR3062 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3062 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 HR3062:

5.59
Bright giant
HR3062 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3062

HR3062 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. 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”
269.26°
-14.91°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3062 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3062 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3062.

Visibility of HR3062 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3062 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3062

The image below is a photograph of HR3062 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 HR3062 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR3062

HR3062 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-1.70
G5II
4451K

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:

5.59
13.59
8
6.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3062

SAO235539
SAO235539