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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 78.3°   Azimuth: 311.8°   Direction: North-West

HR326 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR326 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR326 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR326 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR326 star
DSS2 image of HR326. The red arrow shows the motion of HR326 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR326


HR326 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 78.3°
Azimuth: 311.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR326

HR326 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 HR326 are provided in the following table:

01h 08m 33s
+58° 15’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR326 in the sky:

Finder chart HR326 star
Simplified finder chart for HR326.

Visibility of HR326 from your location

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

HR326 is circumpolar and transits at 14:29 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)

Distance of HR326 from the Sun and relative movement

HR326 is distant 566.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

173.91 pc
566.96 ly
-4 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR326

HR326 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR326 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR326. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR326