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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:57  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:14


HR454 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR454 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR454 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 HR454:

HR454 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 70°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR454

HR454 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR454 are provided in the following table:

01h 36m 27s
+48° 43’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR454 in the sky:

Finder chart HR454 star
Simplified finder chart for HR454.

Visibility of HR454 from your location

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

HR454 is circumpolar and transits at 13:33 UTC (altitude: 87.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR454

The image below is a photograph of HR454 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 HR454 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR454 star
DSS2 image of HR454. The red arrow shows the motion of HR454 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR454 from the Sun and relative movement

HR454 is distant 419.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

128.70 pc
419.56 ly
-43 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR454

HR454 belongs to spectral class K1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR454 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR454. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR454