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HR320

HR320 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR320 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR320 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 HR320:

6.14
Giant
HR320 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR320

HR320 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR320 are provided in the following table:

01h 06m 07s
-23° 59’ 32”
170.31°
-85.44°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR320 in the sky:

Finder chart HR320 star
Simplified finder chart for HR320.

Visibility of HR320 from your location

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

Today's HR320 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°
HR320 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR320

The image below is a photograph of HR320 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 HR320 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR320 star
DSS2 image of HR320. The red arrow shows the motion of HR320 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR320 from the Sun and relative movement

HR320 is distant 350.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

107.41 pc
350.16 ly
33 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR320

HR320 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.98
G8III
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR320 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR320. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR320

SAO166799
SAO166799