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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:35 | Tran: 8:18 | Set: 12:00
Altitude: -12.0°   Azimuth: 113.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR320 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR320 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, HR320 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR320

Finder chart HR320 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR320


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of HR320


Visibility of HR320 from your location

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

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°