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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:51 | Tran: 7:02 | Set: 9:13
Altitude: 3.7°   Azimuth: 192.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR431 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR431 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its faintness, HR431 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR431 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR431 star
DSS2 image of HR431. The red arrow shows the motion of HR431 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

01h 29m 50s
-33° 38’ 14”

J2000 Coordinates

01h 28m 43s
-33° 45’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR431 star
Simplified finder chart for HR431.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR431 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR431. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR431 is distant 284.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

87.41 pc
284.97 ly
-5 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/y
-0.025 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR431 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.8°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.2°