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 table below summarizes the key facts about HR3080:
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 emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3080 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3080 in the sky:
Visibility of HR3080 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR3080 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3080
The image below is a photograph of HR3080 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 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.
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.
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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.