HR3071 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3071 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3071 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 HR3071:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3071
HR3071 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 HR3071 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3071 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3071 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3071 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3071
The image below is a photograph of HR3071 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 HR3071 is -0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3071 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3071 is distant 258.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3071
HR3071 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3071 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.