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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:50 south
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Altitude: -21.0°   Azimuth: 238.2°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6454 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6454 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6454 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 HR6454:


HR6454 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -21.0°
Azimuth: 238.2°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6454

HR6454 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 HR6454 are provided in the following table:

17h 22m 37s
-35° 54’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6454 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6454 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6454.

Visibility of HR6454 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 HR6454 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: 125.9°
Max altitude: 2.6°
Azimuth: 234.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6454

The image below is a photograph of HR6454 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 HR6454 is 0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.112 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6454 star
DSS2 image of HR6454. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6454 during the next 1000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.87 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6454 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6454 is distant 120.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

37.00 pc
120.61 ly
-6 km/s
0.08 arcsec/year
0.112 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6454

HR6454 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6454 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6454. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6454