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Altitude: 41.2°   Azimuth: 356.9°   Direction: North

HR3082 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR3082 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3082 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 HR3082:


HR3082 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 356.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3082

HR3082 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3082 are provided in the following table:

08h 04m 47s
+79° 28’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3082 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3082 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3082.

Visibility of HR3082 from your location

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

HR3082 is circumpolar and transits at 14:46 UTC (altitude: 62.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3082

The image below is a photograph of HR3082 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 HR3082 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3082 star
DSS2 image of HR3082. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3082 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3082 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3082 is distant 329.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

101.21 pc
329.96 ly
3 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3082

HR3082 belongs to spectral class A0 HR3082 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3082 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3082. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3082 star system properties

HR3082 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3082 double sysyem:

6.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3082