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Altitude: -9.2°   Azimuth: 211.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3080 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3080 visual magnitude is 3.73. Because of its moderate brightness, HR3080 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3080 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3080 star
DSS2 image of HR3080. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3080 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3080

Bright giant

HR3080 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.2°
Azimuth: 211.2°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3080

HR3080 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 HR3080 are provided in the following table:

07h 52m 13s
-40° 34’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3080 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3080 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3080.

Visibility of HR3080 from your location

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

HR3080 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3080 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3080 is distant 344.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

105.71 pc
344.61 ly
24 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3080

HR3080 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3080 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3080. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3080