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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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106 Aquarii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:51 | Tran: 7:12 | Set: 11:32
Altitude: -21.0°   Azimuth: 266.8°   Direction: West

106 Aquarii is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Aquarius.

106 Aquarii visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its faintness, 106 Aquarii is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 106 Aquarii

Finder chart 106 Aquarii star
Simplified finder chart for 106 Aquarii.

106 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 106 Aquarii are provided in the following table:

23h 44m 12s
-18° 16’ 36”
Image of 106 Aquarii star
DSS2 image of 106 Aquarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 106 Aquarii during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 106 Aquarii


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 106 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 106 Aquarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 106 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement

106 Aquarii is distant 331.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

101.63 pc
331.30 ly
14 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 106 Aquarii

106 Aquarii

Visibility of 106 Aquarii from your location

Today's 106 Aquarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.3°
Max altitude: 20.2°
Azimuth: 251.7°