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Altitude: -26.7°   Azimuth: 158.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3070 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3070 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3070 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 HR3070:


HR3070 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.7°
Azimuth: 158.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3070

HR3070 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 HR3070 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 12s
-60° 17’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3070 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3070 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3070.

Visibility of HR3070 from your location

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

HR3070 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3070

The image below is a photograph of HR3070 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 HR3070 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.151 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3070 star
DSS2 image of HR3070. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3070 during the next 1000 years (-0.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.52 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3070 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3070 is distant 113.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

34.94 pc
113.91 ly
20 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
0.151 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3070

HR3070 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3070 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3070. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3070 star system properties

HR3070 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 HR3070 double sysyem:

23.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3070