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HR3074

Altitude: -69.8°   Azimuth: 283.6°   Direction: West-North-West

HR3074 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3074 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3074 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 HR3074:

6.32
Sub-giant

HR3074 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -69.8°
Azimuth: 283.6°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3074

HR3074 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 HR3074 are provided in the following table:

07h 51m 20s
-43° 05’ 44”
257.47°
-8.26°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3074 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3074 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3074.

Visibility of HR3074 from your location

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

HR3074 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3074

The image below is a photograph of HR3074 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 HR3074 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3074 star
DSS2 image of HR3074. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3074 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3074 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3074 is distant 1,582.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

485.44 pc
1,582.52 ly
14 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3074

HR3074 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-2.11
B2IV
12902K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3074 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3074. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3074

SAO219069
SAO219069