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Altitude: -58.4°   Azimuth: 133.9°   Direction: South-East

HR2754 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2754 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2754 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 HR2754:


HR2754 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -58.4°
Azimuth: 133.9°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2754

HR2754 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 HR2754 are provided in the following table:

07h 12m 02s
-63° 11’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2754 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2754 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2754.

Visibility of HR2754 from your location

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

HR2754 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2754

The image below is a photograph of HR2754 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 HR2754 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2754 star
DSS2 image of HR2754. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2754 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2754 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2754 is distant 598.17 light years from the Sun

183.49 pc
598.17 ly
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2754

HR2754 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2754 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2754. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2754 star system properties

HR2754 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2754 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2754