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HR380 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR380 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR380 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 HR380:

HR380 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR380

HR380 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR380 are provided in the following table:

01h 17m 03s
-66° 23’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR380 in the sky:

Finder chart HR380 star
Simplified finder chart for HR380.

Visibility of HR380 from your location

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

HR380 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR380

The image below is a photograph of HR380 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 HR380 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR380 star
DSS2 image of HR380. The red arrow shows the motion of HR380 during the next 10000 years (7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR380 from the Sun and relative movement

HR380 is distant 336.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

103.20 pc
336.43 ly
13 km/s
0.044 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR380

HR380 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR380 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR380. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR380 star system properties

HR380 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR380 double sysyem:

2.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR380