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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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54 Sagittarii

Above the horizon.  Rise: 20:42 | Tran: 1:19 | Set: 5:51
Altitude: 3.2°   Azimuth: 121.4°   Direction: East-South-East

54 Sagittarii is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

54 Sagittarii visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, 54 Sagittarii 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 Sagittarii 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 Sagittarii star
DSS2 image of 54 Sagittarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 54 Sagittarii during the next 10000 years (11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

19h 42m 07s
-16° 14’ 05”

J2000 Coordinates

19h 40m 43s
-16° 17’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

54 Sagittarii is distant 244.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.

75.13 pc
244.93 ly
-58 km/s
0.071 arcsec/y
-0.048 "/y

Alternative Designations

54 Sagittarii

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 106.3°
Max altitude: 22.2°
Azimuth: 253.7°