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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:14 | Tran: 8:07 | Set: 15:57
Altitude: 24.6°   Azimuth: 87.6°   Direction: East

HR397 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR397 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR397 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 HR397

Finder chart HR397 star
Simplified finder chart for HR397.

HR397 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 HR397 are provided in the following table:

01h 23m 24s
+20° 28’ 08”
Image of HR397 star
DSS2 image of HR397. The red arrow shows the motion of HR397 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR397



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR397 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR397. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR397 from the Sun and relative movement

HR397 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

253.81 pc
827.41 ly
-11 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR397


Visibility of HR397 from your location

Today's HR397 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.5°
Max altitude: 59.0°
Azimuth: 290.5°