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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -17.2°   Azimuth: 261.7°   Direction: West

HR1754 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1754 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1754 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1754 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1754 star
DSS2 image of HR1754. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1754 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1754


HR1754 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.2°
Azimuth: 261.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1754

HR1754 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 HR1754 are provided in the following table:

05h 19m 18s
-18° 30’ 34”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1754 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1754 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1754.

Visibility of HR1754 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR1754 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.5°
Max altitude: 20.0°
Azimuth: 251.5°

Distance of HR1754 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1754 is distant 776.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

238.10 pc
776.19 ly
15 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1754

HR1754 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1754 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1754. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1754 star system properties

HR1754 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1754 double sysyem:

39.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1754