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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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HR3071

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -65.94°   Az: 256.79°   Direction: West-South-West

HR3071 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3071 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its faintness, HR3071 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.

HR3071 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR3071 star
DSS2 image of HR3071. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3071 during the next 10000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 51m 04s
-50° 34’ 23”
09h 25m 15s
17h 16m 19s

J2000

07h 50m 23s
-50° 30’ 34”

Galactic Coordinates

263.97°
-12°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3071 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3071.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.91
Giant

1.41
K2III
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3071 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3071. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

79.43 pc
258.94 ly
-23 km/s
-0.06 arcsec/y
-0.049 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO235552
SAO235552

Visibility from Your Location

HR3071 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK