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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: 61.1°   Azimuth: 5.3°   Direction: North

HR357 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR357 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR357 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR357 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR357 star
DSS2 image of HR357. The red arrow shows the motion of HR357 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR357


HR357 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 61.1°
Azimuth: 5.3°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR357

HR357 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR357 are provided in the following table:

01h 16m 30s
+79° 54’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR357 in the sky:

Finder chart HR357 star
Simplified finder chart for HR357.

Visibility of HR357 from your location

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

HR357 is circumpolar and transits at 15:00 UTC (altitude: 61.6°)

Distance of HR357 from the Sun and relative movement

HR357 is distant 235.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

72.25 pc
235.55 ly
-43 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR357

HR357 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR357 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR357. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR357