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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:57  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:14


HR379 is a double star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR379 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR379 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 HR379:

HR379 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 60°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR379

HR379 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 HR379 are provided in the following table:

01h 18m 47s
+37° 23’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR379 in the sky:

Finder chart HR379 star
Simplified finder chart for HR379.

Visibility of HR379 from your location

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

Today's HR379 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.6°
Max altitude: 75.9°
Azimuth: 307.4°
HR379 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR379

The image below is a photograph of HR379 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 HR379 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR379 star
DSS2 image of HR379. The red arrow shows the motion of HR379 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR379 from the Sun and relative movement

HR379 is distant 455.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

139.86 pc
455.94 ly
5 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR379

HR379 belongs to spectral class A5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR379 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR379. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR379 star system properties

HR379 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR379 double sysyem:

6.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR379