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


HR372 is a star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR372 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR372 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 HR372:

HR372 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 8°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR372

HR372 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 HR372 are provided in the following table:

01h 17m 05s
+44° 54’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR372 in the sky:

Finder chart HR372 star
Simplified finder chart for HR372.

Visibility of HR372 from your location

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

HR372 is circumpolar and transits at 13:06 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR372

The image below is a photograph of HR372 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 HR372 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR372 star
DSS2 image of HR372. The red arrow shows the motion of HR372 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR372 from the Sun and relative movement

HR372 is distant 589.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.

180.83 pc
589.51 ly
-52 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR372

HR372 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR372 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR372. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR372