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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

108 Herculis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:40 | Tran: 1:45 | Set: 10:47
Altitude: 52.4°   Azimuth: 251.2°   Direction: West-South-West

108 Herculis is a star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Hercules.

108 Herculis visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its faintness, 108 Herculis 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 108 Herculis

Finder chart 108 Herculis star
Simplified finder chart for 108 Herculis.

108 Herculis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 108 Herculis are provided in the following table:

18h 20m 57s
+29° 51’ 32”
57.37°
19.23°
Hercules
Image of 108 Herculis star
DSS2 image of 108 Herculis. The red arrow shows the motion of 108 Herculis during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 108 Herculis

5.63

1.83
A5
8086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 108 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 108 Herculis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 108 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement

108 Herculis is distant 187.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

57.60 pc
187.79 ly
-20 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.057 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 108 Herculis

108 Herculis
SAO85956
SAO85956

Visibility of 108 Herculis from your location

Today's 108 Herculis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.1°
Max altitude: 68.4°
Azimuth: 299.9°