HR396 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR396 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR396 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 HR396:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR396
HR396 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR396 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR396 in the sky:
Visibility of HR396 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR396 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR396
The image below is a photograph of HR396 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 HR396 is 0.229 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR396 from the Sun and relative movement
HR396 is distant 191.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR396
HR396 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR396 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.