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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -67.6°   Azimuth: 279.7°   Direction: 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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR3074


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

Altitude: -67.6°
Azimuth: 279.7°
Direction: 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”

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

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.


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