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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:50 south
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Altitude: 12.9°   Azimuth: 17.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2054 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2054 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2054 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 HR2054:


HR2054 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.9°
Azimuth: 17.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2054

HR2054 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 HR2054 are provided in the following table:

05h 57m 04s
+49° 01’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2054 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2054 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2054.

Visibility of HR2054 from your location

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

HR2054 is circumpolar and transits at 05:41 UTC (altitude: 87.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2054

The image below is a photograph of HR2054 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 HR2054 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2054 star
DSS2 image of HR2054. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2054 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2054 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2054 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
-2 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2054

HR2054 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2054 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2054. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2054