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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:54 | Tran: 5:48 | Set: 7:43
Altitude: 2.1°   Azimuth: 195.3°   Direction: South-South-West

HR54 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR54 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR54 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.

HR54 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR54 star
DSS2 image of HR54. The red arrow shows the motion of HR54 during the next 10000 years (12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

00h 16m 12s
-34° 46’ 05”

J2000 Coordinates

00h 14m 58s
-34° 54’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR54 star
Simplified finder chart for HR54.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR54 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR54. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR54 is distant 739.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.

226.76 pc
739.23 ly
-52 km/s
0.073 arcsec/y
-0.023 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR54 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.9°
Max altitude: 3.6°
Azimuth: 235.1°