HR304 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Tucana.
HR304 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR304 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 HR304:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR304
HR304 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 HR304 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR304 in the sky:
Visibility of HR304 from your location
HR304 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR304
The image below is a photograph of HR304 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 HR304 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR304 from the Sun and relative movement
HR304 is distant 802.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR304
HR304 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR304 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.