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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 43.2°   Azimuth: 109.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1954 is a star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1954 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1954 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 HR1954:


HR1954 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 43.2°
Azimuth: 109.3°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1954

HR1954 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 HR1954 are provided in the following table:

05h 42m 03s
+22° 39’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1954 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1954 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1954.

Visibility of HR1954 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 HR1954 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: 67.3°
Max altitude: 61.2°
Azimuth: 292.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1954

The image below is a photograph of HR1954 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 HR1954 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1954 star
DSS2 image of HR1954. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1954 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1954 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1954 is distant 359.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

110.13 pc
359.03 ly
-21 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1954

HR1954 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1954 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1954. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1954