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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:42 | Tran: 6:43 | Set: 11:44
Alt: 3.77°   Az: 246.86°   Direction: West-South-West

HR388 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR388 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR388 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.

HR388 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR388 star
DSS2 image of HR388. The red arrow shows the motion of HR388 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


01h 21m 41s
-11° 06’ 38”
04h 36m 57s
05h 58m 38s


01h 20m 27s
-11° 14’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR388 star
Simplified finder chart for HR388.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR388 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR388. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR388 is distant 382.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

117.23 pc
382.18 ly
-11 km/s
-0.047 arcsec/y
-0.074 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR388 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.1°
Max altitude: 27.4°
Azimuth: 258.9°