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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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54 Arietis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:47 | Tran: 8:31 | Set: 16:10
Alt: 56.83°   Az: 166.38°   Direction: South-South-East

54 Arietis is a hypergiant star of spectral class M0 in the constellation of Aries.

54 Arietis visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its faintness, 54 Arietis 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.

54 Arietis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of 54 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 54 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 54 Arietis during the next 10000 years (7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 09m 44s
+18° 53’ 15”
23h 28m 41s
02h 38m 25s


03h 08m 21s
+18° 47’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 54 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 54 Arietis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 54 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 54 Arietis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

54 Arietis is distant 569.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

174.83 pc
569.93 ly
43 km/s
0.047 arcsec/y
-0.016 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 54 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.1°
Max altitude: 57.4°
Azimuth: 288.9°