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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:10 | Tran: 8:26 | Set: 12:42
Altitude: -51.5°   Azimuth: 317.4°   Direction: North-West

HR394 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR394 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR394 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 HR394

Finder chart HR394 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

01h 22m 30s
-19° 04’ 53”
Image of HR394 star
DSS2 image of HR394. The red arrow shows the motion of HR394 during the next 10000 years (-9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR394


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR394. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

5 arcsec

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.

59.45 pc
193.82 ly
-5 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
-0.071 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR394


Visibility of HR394 from your location

Today's HR394 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.1°
Max altitude: 19.4°
Azimuth: 250.9°