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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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12 Aquarii

Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:55 | Tran: 4:28 | Set: 9:57
Altitude: 30.8°   Azimuth: 200.4°   Direction: South-South-West

12 Aquarii is a multiple giant star of spectral class G4 in the constellation of Aquarius.

12 Aquarii visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its faintness, 12 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 12 Aquarii

Finder chart 12 Aquarii star
Simplified finder chart for 12 Aquarii.

12 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 12 Aquarii are provided in the following table:

21h 04m 04s
-05° 49’ 23”
Image of 12 Aquarii star
DSS2 image of 12 Aquarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 12 Aquarii during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 12 Aquarii


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


12 Aquarii star system properties

12 Aquarii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 12 Aquarii double sysyem:

2.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of 12 Aquarii


Visibility of 12 Aquarii from your location

Today's 12 Aquarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.8°
Max altitude: 32.7°
Azimuth: 264.2°