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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:54 | Tran: 8:36 | Set: 14:18
Altitude: 27.7°   Azimuth: 139.7°   Direction: South-East

HR387 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR387 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, HR387 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR387

Finder chart HR387 star
Simplified finder chart for HR387.

HR387 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR387 are provided in the following table:

01h 20m 34s
-03° 14’ 48”
Image of HR387 star
DSS2 image of HR387. The red arrow shows the motion of HR387 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR387


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR387 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR387. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR387 from the Sun and relative movement

HR387 is distant 528.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

162.07 pc
528.36 ly
-3 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR387


Visibility of HR387 from your location

Today's HR387 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.2°
Max altitude: 35.3°
Azimuth: 266.8°