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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -82.0°   Azimuth: 110.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2554 is a variable bright giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Carina.

HR2554 visual magnitude is 4.4. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2554 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2554

Finder chart HR2554 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2554.

HR2554 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 HR2554 are provided in the following table:

06h 49m 51s
-53° 37’ 19”
Image of HR2554 star
DSS2 image of HR2554. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2554 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2554

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2554 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2554. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2554 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2554 is distant 552.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

169.49 pc
552.54 ly
26 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2554


Visibility of HR2554 from your location

HR2554 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom