HR3079 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR3079 visual magnitude is 5.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3079 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 HR3079:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3079
HR3079 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 HR3079 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3079 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3079 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR3079 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3079
The image below is a photograph of HR3079 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 HR3079 is -0.194 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.243 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR3079 from the Sun and relative movement
HR3079 is distant 58.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR3079
HR3079 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3079 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR3079 star system properties
HR3079 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3079 double sysyem: