HR344 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR344 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR344 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 HR344:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR344
HR344 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 HR344 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR344 in the sky:
Visibility of HR344 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR344 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR344
The image below is a photograph of HR344 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 HR344 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR344 from the Sun and relative movement
HR344 is distant 557.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR344
HR344 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR344 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.