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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: -6.0°   Azimuth: 348.7°   Direction: North-North-West

HR374 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR374 visual magnitude is 6.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR374 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 HR374:


HR374 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.0°
Azimuth: 348.7°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR374

HR374 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 HR374 are provided in the following table:

01h 17m 24s
+31° 44’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR374 in the sky:

Finder chart HR374 star
Simplified finder chart for HR374.

Visibility of HR374 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 HR374 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: 58.3°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR374

The image below is a photograph of HR374 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 HR374 is -0.052 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR374 star
DSS2 image of HR374. The red arrow shows the motion of HR374 during the next 10000 years (-8.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR374 from the Sun and relative movement

HR374 is distant 276.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

84.89 pc
276.74 ly
-34 km/s
-0.052 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR374

HR374 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR374 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR374. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR374