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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: 49.3°   Azimuth: 266.7°   Direction: West

HR1854 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1854 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1854 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1854:


HR1854 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 49.3°
Azimuth: 266.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1854

HR1854 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1854 are provided in the following table:

05h 33m 38s
+34° 43’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1854 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1854 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1854.

Visibility of HR1854 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 HR1854 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: 55.3°
Max altitude: 73.2°
Azimuth: 304.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1854

The image below is a photograph of HR1854 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR1854 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1854 star
DSS2 image of HR1854. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1854 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1854 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1854 is distant 408.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

125.16 pc
408.01 ly
-6 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1854

HR1854 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1854 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1854. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1854