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HR2354

Altitude: -25.2°   Azimuth: 175.1°   Direction: South

HR2354 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2354 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2354 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 HR2354:

6.46
Giant

HR2354 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.2°
Azimuth: 175.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2354

HR2354 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2354 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 26s
-63° 25’ 44”
273.01°
-27.04°
Pictor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2354 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2354 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2354.

Visibility of HR2354 from your location

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

HR2354 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2354

The image below is a photograph of HR2354 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 HR2354 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.103 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2354 star
DSS2 image of HR2354. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2354 during the next 1000 years (-0.12 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.72 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2354 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2354 is distant 103.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

31.79 pc
103.62 ly
23 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.103 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2354

HR2354 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

3.95
G3III
5742K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2354 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2354. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2354

SAO249539
SAO249539