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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR3554

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:25 | Tran: 13:45 | Set: 18:05
Alt: 19.08°   Az: 165.68°   Direction: South-South-East

HR3554 is a double giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Hydra.

HR3554 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, HR3554 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR3554 star
DSS2 image of HR3554. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3554 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 56m 20s
-18° 20’ 10”
23h 02m 58s
07h 59m 18s

J2000

08h 55m 12s
-18° 14’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates

244.54°
16.97°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR3554 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3554.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.75
Giant

0.17
K2III
4086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3554 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3554. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR3554 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3554 double sysyem:

5.75
6.95
1.2
66.7 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR3554 is distant 425.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

130.38
425.03
37 km/s
0.02 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO154745
SAO154745

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR3554 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.3°
Max altitude: 20.2°
Azimuth: 251.7°