101 Aquarii is a double star in the constellation of Aquarius.
101 Aquarii visual magnitude is 4.71. Because of its moderate brightness, 101 Aquarii should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 101 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 101 Aquarii
101 Aquarii 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 101 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 101 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of 101 Aquarii from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 101 Aquarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 101 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of 101 Aquarii 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 101 Aquarii is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 101 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
101 Aquarii is distant 320.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 101 Aquarii
101 Aquarii belongs to spectral class A1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 101 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
101 Aquarii star system properties
101 Aquarii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 101 Aquarii double sysyem: