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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 17.0°   Azimuth: 306.1°   Direction: North-West

HR3083 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3083 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3083 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 HR3083:


HR3083 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 17.0°
Azimuth: 306.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3083

HR3083 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3083 are provided in the following table:

07h 55m 40s
+35° 24’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3083 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3083 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3083.

Visibility of HR3083 from your location

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

Today's HR3083 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.6°
Max altitude: 73.9°
Azimuth: 305.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3083

The image below is a photograph of HR3083 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 HR3083 is -0.062 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3083 star
DSS2 image of HR3083. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3083 during the next 10000 years (-10.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3083 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3083 is distant 196.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

60.42 pc
196.98 ly
22 km/s
-0.062 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3083

HR3083 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3083 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3083. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3083