103 Aquarii is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
103 Aquarii visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, 103 Aquarii 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 103 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 103 Aquarii
103 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 103 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 103 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of 103 Aquarii from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 103 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 103 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of 103 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 103 Aquarii is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 103 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
103 Aquarii is distant 584.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 103 Aquarii
103 Aquarii belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 103 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.