HR3078 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3078 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3078 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 HR3078:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3078
HR3078 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 HR3078 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3078 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3078 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3078 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3078
The image below is a photograph of HR3078 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 HR3078 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3078 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3078 is distant 1,762.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3078
HR3078 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 HR3078 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.