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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR38 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR38 visual magnitude is 6.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR38 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 HR38:

HR38 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 56°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR38

HR38 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 HR38 are provided in the following table:

00h 12m 50s
+37° 41’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR38 in the sky:

Finder chart HR38 star
Simplified finder chart for HR38.

Visibility of HR38 from your location

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

Today's HR38 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.3°
Max altitude: 76.2°
Azimuth: 307.7°
HR38 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR38

The image below is a photograph of HR38 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 HR38 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR38 star
DSS2 image of HR38. The red arrow shows the motion of HR38 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR38 from the Sun and relative movement

HR38 is distant 2,694.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

826.45 pc
2,694.21 ly
-10 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR38

HR38 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR38 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR38. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR38