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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: -15.5°   Azimuth: 239.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR358 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR358 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR358 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 HR358:


HR358 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.5°
Azimuth: 239.7°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR358

HR358 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 HR358 are provided in the following table:

01h 12m 23s
-30° 48’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR358 in the sky:

Finder chart HR358 star
Simplified finder chart for HR358.

Visibility of HR358 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 HR358 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: 120.8°
Max altitude: 7.7°
Azimuth: 239.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR358

The image below is a photograph of HR358 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 HR358 is 0.061 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR358 star
DSS2 image of HR358. The red arrow shows the motion of HR358 during the next 10000 years (10.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR358 from the Sun and relative movement

HR358 is distant 232.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

71.23 pc
232.19 ly
14 km/s
0.061 arcsec/year
-0.077 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR358

HR358 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR358 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR358. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR358