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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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112 Herculis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:56 | Tran: 23:52 | Set: 7:52
Alt: 47.25°   Az: 119.58°   Direction: East-South-East

112 Herculis is a bright giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Hercules.

112 Herculis visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its faintness, 112 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.

Image of 112 Herculis star
DSS2 image of 112 Herculis. The red arrow shows the motion of 112 Herculis during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 53m 19s
+21° 27’ 23”
21h 22m 31s
16h 15m 50s


18h 52m 16s
+21° 25’ 31”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 112 Herculis star
Simplified finder chart for 112 Herculis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant
112 Herculis is also a Hg chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 112 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 112 Herculis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

112 Herculis is distant 459.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

-20 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

112 Herculis

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 112 Herculis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.5°
Max altitude: 60.0°
Azimuth: 291.5°