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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR3088 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR3088 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3088 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 HR3088:

HR3088 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3088

HR3088 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 HR3088 are provided in the following table:

07h 52m 29s
-54° 22’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3088 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3088 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3088.

Visibility of HR3088 from your location

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

HR3088 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3088

The image below is a photograph of HR3088 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 HR3088 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3088 star
DSS2 image of HR3088. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3088 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3088 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3088 is distant 1,461.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

448.43 pc
1,461.88 ly
18 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3088

HR3088 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3088 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3088. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3088