105 Herculis is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
105 Herculis visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, 105 Herculis 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 105 Herculis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 105 Herculis
105 Herculis 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 105 Herculis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 105 Herculis in the sky:
Visibility of 105 Herculis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 105 Herculis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 105 Herculis
The image below is a photograph of 105 Herculis 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 105 Herculis is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 105 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement
105 Herculis is distant 1,278.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 105 Herculis
105 Herculis belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 105 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.