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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:52  ☀️ Transit: 12:04  🌅 Sunset: 18:18


HR355 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR355 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR355 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 HR355:

HR355 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 9°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR355

HR355 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 HR355 are provided in the following table:

01h 12m 33s
+45° 20’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR355 in the sky:

Finder chart HR355 star
Simplified finder chart for HR355.

Visibility of HR355 from your location

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

HR355 is circumpolar and transits at 13:01 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR355

The image below is a photograph of HR355 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 HR355 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR355 star
DSS2 image of HR355. The red arrow shows the motion of HR355 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR355 from the Sun and relative movement

HR355 is distant 698.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

214.13 pc
698.07 ly
22 km/s
0.021 arcsec/year
0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR355

HR355 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR355 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR355. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR355