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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:40  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -18.7°   Azimuth: 235.7°   Direction: South-West

HR323 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR323 visual magnitude is 6.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR323 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 HR323:


HR323 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.7°
Azimuth: 235.7°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR323

HR323 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR323 are provided in the following table:

01h 06m 26s
-35° 39’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR323 in the sky:

Finder chart HR323 star
Simplified finder chart for HR323.

Visibility of HR323 from your location

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

Today's HR323 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.7°
Max altitude: 2.9°
Azimuth: 234.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR323

The image below is a photograph of HR323 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 HR323 is 0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR323 star
DSS2 image of HR323. The red arrow shows the motion of HR323 during the next 10000 years (11.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR323 from the Sun and relative movement

HR323 is distant 623.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

191.20 pc
623.33 ly
18 km/s
0.069 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR323

HR323 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR323 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR323. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR323