HR394 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR394 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR394 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 HR394:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR394
HR394 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 HR394 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR394 in the sky:
Visibility of HR394 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR394 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR394
The image below is a photograph of HR394 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 HR394 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR394 from the Sun and relative movement
HR394 is distant 193.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR394
HR394 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR394 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR394 star system properties
HR394 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR394 double sysyem: