We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Pisces » 


Altitude: 31.6°   Azimuth: 82.6°   Direction: East

HR363 is a variable star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR363 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR363 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 HR363:


HR363 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.6°
Azimuth: 82.6°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR363

HR363 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 HR363 are provided in the following table:

01h 14m 04s
+28° 31’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR363 in the sky:

Finder chart HR363 star
Simplified finder chart for HR363.

Visibility of HR363 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 HR363 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: 61.5°
Max altitude: 67.0°
Azimuth: 298.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR363

The image below is a photograph of HR363 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 HR363 is 0.079 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR363 star
DSS2 image of HR363. The red arrow shows the motion of HR363 during the next 10000 years (13.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR363 from the Sun and relative movement

HR363 is distant 1,015.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

311.53 pc
1,015.58 ly
2 km/s
0.079 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR363

HR363 belongs to spectral class S3


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR363 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR363. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR363