HR387 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR387 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR387 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 HR387:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR387 in the sky:
Visibility of HR387 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR387
The image below is a photograph of HR387 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 HR387 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR387
HR387 belongs to spectral class K1 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.