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HR3081

HR3081 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Volans.

HR3081 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3081 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 HR3081:

5.79
Main-sequence
HR3081 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3081

HR3081 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 HR3081 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 41s
-66° 11’ 44”
278.52°
-19.08°
Volans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3081 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3081 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3081.

Visibility of HR3081 from your location

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

HR3081 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3081

The image below is a photograph of HR3081 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 HR3081 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3081 star
DSS2 image of HR3081. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3081 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3081 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3081 is distant 457.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

140.45 pc
457.87 ly
11 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3081

HR3081 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.05
B9V
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3081 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3081. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3081

SAO249978
SAO249978