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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: 34.0°   Azimuth: 151.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR8054 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8054 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8054 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 HR8054:


HR8054 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.0°
Azimuth: 151.6°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8054

HR8054 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8054 are provided in the following table:

21h 02m 59s
-00° 55’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8054 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8054 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8054.

Visibility of HR8054 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 HR8054 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: 90.9°
Max altitude: 37.6°
Azimuth: 269.1°
HR8054 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8054

The image below is a photograph of HR8054 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 HR8054 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8054 star
DSS2 image of HR8054. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8054 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8054 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8054 is distant 1,455.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

446.43 pc
1,455.36 ly
-12 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8054

HR8054 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8054 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8054. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8054