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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 38.9°   Azimuth: 163.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2654 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2654 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2654 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2654 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2654 star
DSS2 image of HR2654. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2654 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2654


HR2654 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 38.9°
Azimuth: 163.8°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2654

HR2654 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 HR2654 are provided in the following table:

07h 04m 20s
+01° 29’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2654 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2654 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2654.

Visibility of HR2654 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 HR2654 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: 88.5°
Max altitude: 40.0°
Azimuth: 271.5°

Distance of HR2654 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2654 is distant 831.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

255.10 pc
831.63 ly
7 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2654

HR2654 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2654 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2654. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2654 star system properties

HR2654 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2654 double sysyem:

90.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2654