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HR6954

HR6954 is a giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR6954 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6954 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 HR6954:

6.22
Giant
HR6954 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6954

HR6954 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6954 are provided in the following table:

18h 34m 31s
-52° 53’ 30”
342.43°
-18.91°
Telescopium

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6954 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6954 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6954.

Visibility of HR6954 from your location

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

HR6954 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6954

The image below is a photograph of HR6954 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 HR6954 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6954 star
DSS2 image of HR6954. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6954 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6954 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6954 is distant 549.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

168.63 pc
549.75 ly
24 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.054 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6954

HR6954 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.09
K2III
4213K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6954 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6954. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6954

SAO245559
SAO245559