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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: 55.1°   Azimuth: 81.5°   Direction: East

HR3094 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR3094 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3094 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 HR3094:


HR3094 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 55.1°
Azimuth: 81.5°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3094

HR3094 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 HR3094 are provided in the following table:

07h 58m 16s
+43° 58’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3094 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3094 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3094.

Visibility of HR3094 from your location

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

HR3094 is circumpolar and transits at 14:47 UTC (altitude: 82.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3094

The image below is a photograph of HR3094 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 HR3094 is 0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3094 star
DSS2 image of HR3094. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3094 during the next 10000 years (6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3094 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3094 is distant 517.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.

158.73 pc
517.46 ly
-49 km/s
0.038 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3094

HR3094 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3094 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3094. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3094