HR359 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR359 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR359 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 HR359:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR359
HR359 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 HR359 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR359 in the sky:
Visibility of HR359 from your location
Today's HR359 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR359
The image below is a photograph of HR359 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 HR359 is 0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR359 from the Sun and relative movement
HR359 is distant 239.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR359
HR359 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR359 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.